Support & Maintenance

Maintenance

Greasecar's Maintenance Articles are provided to help you better understand and troubleshoot the components of your vegetable oil system. Everything from setting up your Co-Pilot to cleaning your EGR will be covered in here.

Changing Your Vegetable Oil Filter There is a direct correlation between pre-filtering and in-line filter life. The average life span of a filter will be 500-3000 miles (or possibly more). You...
Why does my EGR system and intake manifold become clogged on my TDI? Volkswagen has been offering a diesel engine option in their US vehicles for around 30 years now. The original 1.5 and 1.6...
Ports:COM (Common) – Always Open NC (Normally Closed) – Closed with no power, open with 12v NO (Normally Open) – Open with no power, closed with 12v Wiring: 3 Port...

Resources

Greasecar's Resource articles provide technical background information for running and selecting the components for your Greasecar Kit. These articles will cover Emissions data, Tech FAQ, Product comparisons and Filtration information.

  One man's trash is another man's fuel.   Clean fuel is essential to operating your Greasecar reliably. A well thought out plan on how you are...
Emissions Comparison   It seems many are making a connection between sustainability and the emissions of particulate matter and other short-lived atmospheric pollutants, but these...
Where is my diesel feed from the tank? Consult your installation manual or look in a repair manual for your vehicle. How do I attach the PEX line to the rubber fuel line?...

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting articles are vehicle-specific and provide common solutions to any hiccups you may have with your vehicle. 

Switch Basics If you are experiencing problems and suspect your switch, here is a quick and easy way of testing for proper function. The picture to the right should be used for reference regarding...
    94-97 1st Generation Ford PSD Trouble shooting   These engines work particularly well for SVO conversions. The fuel is warmed as it flows through the fuel rails inside the...
  99-03 Volkswagen TDI Troubleshooting       Problem: Lacks power, runs rough, stalls on vegetable oil and/or diesel. *Before attempting to troubleshoot this or any...