the difficulties of maintaining a clean supply of diesel at all times, more
consideration should be applied to upstream sources of contamination as well as
at the engine. Filtering re-circulation systems can be applied to storage and
on-board systems, along with high efficiency filters at the dispensing pump.
Careful monitoring of fuel quality and filter performance is needed to
protect sensitive diesel engine injection systems.
example, the fuel used on a highway
construction project may have travelled the following route: Refinery - piped to storage -
tanker to distribution center - tanker to local retailer - tanker to on-site