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...
General Diesel Vehicle Maintenance Changing fluids and filters Though Diesel engines do not require regular tune ups like gasoline engines, they still require maintenance to optimize and...

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...
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?...
Greasecar Solenoid Valves
Greasecar is offer four unique lines of solenoid valves designed specifically for vegetable oil conversions. Below is a quick rundown of our valve options to help you decide which ones best meet...

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:         ...
  99-03 Volkswagen TDI Troubleshooting       Problem: Lacks power, runs rough, stalls on vegetable oil and/or diesel. *Before attempting to troubleshoot this or any...
Checking for Air Leaks Step Three: Placing Vacuum cap over diesel filter input Step Five: Connecting filter output to vacuum gun Step Six: Vacuum testing the diesel filter housing 2nd...