30 Jan 2015
January 30, 2015

Digging for Answers

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GDI Engine Complaints often Mysterious, Hard to Resolve – By Jim Leman Many modern vehicles powered by Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engines are showing up in Service Departments with mysterious complaints: high oil consumption, misfires and performance loss. These problems can put the diagnostic skills of even the best Technicians to the test. To learn more read the article here. read more →

04 Nov 2014
November 4, 2014

Ethanol Madness

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Corrosion on the Fuel Pressure Regulator

Published In TaT, Issue 40, August 2014. ©Copyright 2014 Reprinted with permission. Read the Original You Said It Ethanol Story Here 2009 Honda Civic This Civic arrived at our workshop running very rough. The Scan tool read multiple misfires on all four cylinders. We asked the owner if he had been fueling with E10, and he denied.. read more →

06 Aug 2014
August 6, 2014

More Carbon Build-Up Problems

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Maurice Donovan

Extracted from July August 2014 – Australian Workshop Manager, Technically Speaking Article by Maurice Donovan Products referenced in this article; 206 Intake Cleaner 208 BG44K 9210 VIA tool Our customer was complaining of excessive fuel consumption in his V6 Kia Carnival. As we worked through our intensive list of possibilities that may cause this issue, (I am happy.. read more →

View the original BMTech Testimonial here! I wanted to pass on my first hand experience and awesome results with the BG diesel intake clean. The customers vehicle was a 2008 BMW 530D, which came to us with the check engine light illuminated and very low power output. We found the car very sluggish, almost like.. read more →

25 Nov 2013
November 25, 2013

Under pressure: Low tension piston rings

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In order to reduce frictional drag, energy loss and increase fuel efficiency, gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines use thinner and lighter piston rings, called low-tension piston rings. Piston ring spring force in older port fuel injection (PFI) engines used to be as high as 30 psi. New PFI and GDI engines can have more than.. read more →