Testing for a Malfunctioning Diesel Fuel Injector

August 8, 2022 5:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re realizing a poor performing diesel engine that used to run a lot better, especially at low speeds and idle, then what’s likely going on involves plugged up or gummy fuel injectors. While these parts and assemblies have revolutionized how engines work, as well as made them far more fuel efficient, fuel injectors are also prone to needing manual maintenance after a while. That’s because the microscopic channels that make their function work so well tend to get gunked up with residue and carbon over time. When that happens, the mist that travels through the injector to the combustion... View Article

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What Color is Diesel Fuel?

May 24, 2022 7:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the most common diesel colors people run into, particularly for off-road use, tends to be red-dye diesel. However, unless one works as a truck driver, mechanic, automotive industry role or similar, it would be easy to think all diesel comes in the color red. This is incorrect. Diesel as vehicle fuel is available in a number of different colorations, all of which are intended to signal different uses. What Color is Diesel Fuel? For the most part, regular diesel without any additives for any reason is either clear-colored or amber, depending on the extent of filtering. For the... View Article