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Rebecca Richardson

Is Your Fuel Winter-Ready?

Postharvest is a good time to check your fuel storage system to avoid common issues and keep equipment running smoothly through cold winter months. Whether you are running biodiesel or standard diesel fuel, check storage tanks for water or other contaminants. Water is the most common source of fuel filter plugging issues in diesel engines during winter. When temperatures fall below 32 degrees, excess water in the tank can freeze and block the flow of fuel through the filter. A Bacon Bomb device is an easy and inexpensive way to retrieve a fuel sample from the tank bottom, where [...]

By |November 16, 2018|
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