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...
What is this polymerization?   .Polymerization is a chemical reaction in which smaller molecules will combine in chains to form larger molecules.  For the purposes of this article we...
Removal of the fuel cap Step One: Removal of chain Step Two: Loosen cap to open position Step Two: Marking tab for proper re-assembly Step Three: Removal of pivot pin Step Five: Removal...

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...
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. 

  94-00 GM 6.5L Troubleshooting   The 6.5 GM uses a pump mounted driver (PMD) which is an electronic device mounted to the injection pump. The PMD tends to get overheated and is prone...
  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...