Engine Carbon Clean Service-Pellon Autocentre in Halifax UK can now offer this Engine Cleaning Service

Engine Carbon Clean Service

Engine Carbon Clean Service

Engine Carbon Clean Service

All these new procedures have come about by a change in the MOT testing rules from May 2018.  So, from May 2018 the smoke test limit for Euro 6 and some Euro 5 diesels will be halved. This also ties up with the number of cars that have been having there DPF’s (Diesel particulate Filters) removed completely. So it will now be an MOT test failure if your vehicle does not have an EGR valve fitted and has had it removed.

Of course this will affect drivers who have bought a second hand car and are unaware of its removal. In a statement obtained by Garage Wire the online care repair specialists,  a Department of Transport  spokesperson said:

“We are taking strong action to stop the removal of DPFs. “We expect future changes to the MOT emissions test for diesel vehicles, due to come into force by May 2018, to make it easier to detect vehicles with failing or removed DPFs.”

Engine Carbon Clean Service

CONTAMINATION AND ITS EFFECTS ON AN ENGINE

Fuel and Oil are an organic matter, when they are burnt or left to naturally degrade they form contamination, this adheres to different components within the engine, namely:

  • EGR Valve
  • Lambda Sensor
  • HVL
  • VVT System
  • Injectors
  • Valves
  • Piston Crown
  • Piston Rings

Over the last 20 years, engines have become more complex and the tolerances within the engine have become finer. As a result, it takes just a small amount of contamination to adversely affect engine performance.

Pellon Autocentre invest in a new Carbon Clean machine

Of  your vehicle can now fail the emissions part of the MOT Test due to the new stricter smoke test that comes under the Euro 5 and Euro 6 lowered limits. So to keep up to speed we here at Pellon Autocentre have invested in a new machine for cleaning up your vehicles engine. This can be done in conjunction with a regular service or to just get your vehicle through the MOT tests stricter emission rules.

Modern engine design, coupled with a drive to reduce harmful emissions, has led to a significant increase in contamination related issues such as

  • Blocked DPF’s
  • Fouled Fuel Injectors
  • MOT emission failures

The Tec4 Carbon Cleaning Machine, backed up with our unique marketing package, allows you to fix these issues with minimal fuss and promote a preventative maintenance solution.

Some of the text in this post and the video was kindly provided by Tec4.

Eric Roberts

Van Wheel Alignment Including Suspension

Eric Roberts is owner and blogger of Pellon Autocentre in Halifax UK for www.pellonautocentre.com/our-blog/

 

 

Hyundai EGR Coolant Pipe Problem-Also a central Locking Problem an the same car.

Hyundai EGR Coolant Pipe Problem

Hyundai EGR Coolant Pipe Problem

Hyundai EGR Coolant Pipe Problem

Hi about a month ago we were left with a Hyundai i10. Consequently, the guy had a couple of problems with the car. Subsequently, the main problem was that he had an intermittent water leak. The guy thought it was from the engines radiator, but was not sure.

On his arrival he said that he had another problem. Hence, his central locking remote did not work. Of course, we sort of knew that the two were not linked. Consequently, we gave the keys to one of our courtesy cars and off he went to work.

As most people in the garage trade know. So, we have friends in other garages who are specialists in one brand of car. Because, we were not sure about the Hyundai’s lock problem, then we gave him a call. Jeff is his name from a local garage in Sowerby Bridge, a small town near Halifax, Yorkshire UK.

Jeff, worked with an apprentice and one of his specialties is of course, Hyundai cars. Of course Jeff is always eager to help and pass on anything he can to help. Here in Yorkshire, we like to feel that we are friendly people and help each other out. Especially, with specialist tools or technical information.

Hyundai EGR Coolant Pipe Problem-Also a lock problem

First thing he advised us was to change the battery. Accordingly, we fitted a Lucas 005L battery to the i10 as this was the correct replacement battery. Unfortunately, this did not cure the problem. Our Hyundai expert Jeff, then went on to explain that this was a common problem. Of course, he said that the remote just needed re-programming.

Because we did not have the Hyundai equipment, then we drove the car to Jeff’s garage. He kindly reprogrammed the remote and checked for other codes that may have caused the problem in the first place. Of course, he knew that he would need a favour from us and so did not charge us for the job.

However when the car was moved we did notice a wet patch. Hence from underneath the engine compartment. On close examination we spotted a fluid leak coming from a hose. Tracing the hose back we discovered that it was the EGR valve coolant hose that was leaking. Believe me it is a great relief when things go right.

As a result, we can spend hours diagnosing a fault or trying to find an oil or water leak. Fortunately this was something that the Hyundai main dealer kept in stock. Because it was a next day delivery, then we had to keep the car until the following day. The part arrived and was fitted Dale Linton. One of our mechanics. The customer collected his car and was a happy man. Consequently, we did not charge him for his failing lock problem he just paid for the new battery and the EGR valve coolant hose fitting.

Eric Roberts

Toyota Yaris Clutch Problem

 

EGR valve cleaning

EGR valve cleaning-WITHOUT DISMANTLING – Cleaner kit test Before/After

EGR valve cleaning

How to clean an EGR valve without dismantling with a Bardahl EGR valve cleaner kit. EDIT 12/02/2015: The video uses the pack 9010 and follows the instructions given saying to spray the product by the admission. Bardahl now sells the pack under item 9123 and suggests to remove the valve and to clean it in a container. It is recommended to follow the instructions given on the product that is delivered to you.
Test of the effectiveness of the kit by visually checking the valve before and after cleaning. Cleaning with removing/refitting of this valve here: http://youtu.be/o6k99PvANew

Auto, automobile, car, vehicle maintenance tools parts accessories engine mechanics do-it-yourself diy tutorial tuto

This video does not constitute or replace a real specialised technical manual and was only made for convenience and educational purposes. “TutoBuild Eng” makes no warranties of any kind and accepts no liability. “TutoBuild Eng” cannot be held responsible for any damage caused to devices or persons using information contained in this video. The use of the information contained in this video is at your own risk. There is no doubt about the importance of the EGR valve short for Exhaust gas Recirculation Valve. For this reason, the EGR valve is a very important part of the cars exhaust system.

EGR valve cleaning

The EGR valve is a great benefit to reducing pollution and increasing engine efficiency. Thus ,the EGR valve has been in use in the USA since the 1960,s. However, the valve can have its problems? As a result, the EGR Valve can get clogged up. When this happens the engine looses power. Of course, this will manifest itself as a bad idling engine or a valve knocking.

If this occurs the valve will need cleaning using some sort of a proprietary cleaner, or by your local garage.

. However, whenever the EGR valve is clogged or not working as it should, engine performance can go down. So anytime you experience rough idling or valve knock, you should have the valve inspected.