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Posts Tagged ‘engine idling’

  • 5 Tips to Get Your Truck Ready for the Cold

    November 6, 2017 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 35003

    Let’s face it, if you need to break out a jacket then summer and even fall is over. Similar to people, our trucks also need some adjusting to adapt to the new season. Autumn is mostly cold, windy and wet… …

  • Diesel fuel gelling is the result of the solidifying of paraffin in the fuel during cold temperatures.

    Control Diesel Fuel Gelling

    September 21, 2017 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 42265

    Not everybody liked homework when they were in school and this shows. Only about 1 out of 10 truck owners put in the time and effort to learn more about their engine. They end up being unprepared for the complications …

  • Diesel fuel gelling is the result of the solidifying of paraffin in the fuel during cold temperatures.

    How to Prevent Diesel Fuel Gelling

    December 14, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 43698

    Diesel fuel gelling happens when the paraffin usually present in diesel starts to solidify when the temperature drops. At 32 degrees, the wax in liquid form will crystallize and leave the fuel tank clouded. At 10-15 degrees, it will finally …

  • Idle reduction technologies can help prevent engine idle.

    Skip the Engine Idle and Rake in Benefits with Idle Reduction Technologies

    November 5, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 2825

    The Solution One way of working around this problem is through the use of idle reduction technologies. The following are just some options available: Battery-Electric Auxiliary Power Systems for Idle Reduction This option makes use of advanced battery packs

  • Engine idling can lead to bad fuel economy and engine wear and tear.

    Why Engine Idling is Always Bad News

    November 5, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 7496

    How Bad is Engine Idling? Research shows that excessive engine idling increases the amount of fuel burned and negatively affect the engine life. For example, an hour of engine idling is the same as almost 120 minutes of driving time. …