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What are 'bugs' in fuel?

The 'bugs' are microscopic fungi, bacteria and yeasts. They live at the interface between water and diesel. They use the diesel as a food source.

Where do they come from?

The 'bugs' are naturally occurring micoflora. They exist in the air, soil and water around us. So widespread is their occurrence, they are almost impossible to keep out of fuel tanks.

What might be the main problems?

  • Hazy fuel due to water 'held' up in fuel phase

  • Damage to injectors and fuel pumps

  • Corrosion of fuel system components and storage tanks

  • Rapidly blocking filters

What are typical symptoms?

  • Frequent filter blockage

  • Black slime on filters

  • Hazy fuel

  • Water in the bottom of tanks

  • Damage to injectors and fuel pumps

How can I look after my diesel fuel?

Fueltreat has prepared a guide called 'Ten Steps to Better Diesel Fuel Quality', click here to go to it.

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