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.

Valve Troubleshooting Intro Greasecar Valve Types: SV-100 on the left, with the SV-98 3-Port in the middle and SV-98 6-Port on the right Step One: Testing Ground connection with multimeter...
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...

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.

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?...
  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...

Troubleshooting

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

  1986-1994 Mercedes troubleshooting guide   When working with the 86-94 MBZ vehicles, it is important to recognize the following:         ...
  1965-1985 Mercedes troubleshooting guide               These cars are very sensitive to air, even the smallest of air leaks...
  Heating/Cooling Issues   Once the coolant is refilled, it may be necessary to bleed trapped air out of the system to allow proper circulation. The first thing to try is simply...