MOT EMMISSIONS- FAILED AGAIN!

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  1. Shine Window Cleaning

    Shine Window Cleaning Well-Known Member
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    Does anyone else get the same problem?

    Everytime I go for the dreaded MOT Test, I get problems getting my emmisions down to an acceptable level.

    This is despite being prepared and adding the necessary fuel additive and giving it a good blast up the motorway.(yeah that was me with all the black smoke pouring out the back!).

    Doing start/stop journeys all the time seriously clogs up your motor!
     
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  2. Eclipse

    Eclipse Well-Known Member
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    Put some good quality semi synthetic 2 stroke oil in your fuel every tank full, 100ml should be enough based on a 50l tank. Mine has had this since I got it and flew through the emissions test after and italian tune up on the way, it's currently on 130000 miles too.
     
  3. Shine Window Cleaning

    Shine Window Cleaning Well-Known Member
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    Great tip, thanks for that Eclipse!
     
  4. Andykarlaxxx

    Andykarlaxxx Forum Addict
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    Red ex i think its called is ment to be oright.
     
  5. Gmeister

    Gmeister Grand Master
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    Red ex does nothing to your engine and it works like a placebo effect!
     
  6. Gmeister

    Gmeister Grand Master
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    Put some v power stuff in your car rather then cheap supermarket stuff....might not makr car/van go quicker but after two or three fills clears engine!(took more on my car but runs better/quicker now then two years ago when I got it...
     
  7. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    what van an engine u got m8??????
     
  8. Shine Window Cleaning

    Shine Window Cleaning Well-Known Member
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    I've got a 1.7di combo mate.
     
  9. Newbie cleaner

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    I use forte myself, absolutely wipes the floor with red ex and the likes.

    After a couple of days use you can physically see what's chucked out.
     
  10. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    them 1.7dti isuzu engines do chuck out a lot of smoke when reved hard sounds like a posseble fuel pump edu prob does the orange spaner light come on regular or could b air filter dirty may also b egr related
     
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