Published Dec 05, 2023

 diesel fuel should meet the IS 1460 :2017 standard and good housekeeping practices should be utilised to prevent fuel contamination and keep the fuel on specification.

 Hard particulates in fuel can accelerate pump wear that may produce additional hard particles which further exacerbate the problem and can result in damage to the profile of the holes in the fuel injectors, thereby compromising fuel atomisation and combustion. Fuels formulated without an effective detergent can also result in deposits in injector nozzles which can limit fuel flow and result in poor fuel-air mixing in the combustion chamber..

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