It’s easy to think that you’d never make the mistake of putting petrol into a diesel car. After all, how hard is it to remember what kind of fuel your car takes? However, it’s more common than you might think and instances of people using the wrong fuel can and does happen. If it happens to you, it’s important to know what you need to do as having the right information means you can avoid damage to your engine.
When it comes to diesel machinery maintenance, a question we often get asked is whether you can do-it-yourself at home instead of calling in a diesel mechanic. The answer is that, depending on your skill level, there are a few maintenance jobs which are easy enough to do yourself. However, it’s important to remember that maintenance of diesel machinery can be complicated so you need to know when it’s time to call in the experts.
Diesel fuel is widely used in the transport industry in buses, trains, boats and trucks. It’s also widely used in industrial and agricultural settings to power farm and construction vehicles. The military also employs diesel fuel is it’s less flammable and less likely to stall. Diesel fuel is also used in commercial vehicles with more and more people choosing diesel options for their personal use vehicles.
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