Here are some tips to help you maintain your fuel’s cleanliness and quality while being stored and transferred:

  • Use only hoses and piping that are specifically designed to be used with diesel fuel
  • Check the fuel pumps that enable the movement of the fuel for damage, as they are an easy gateway for particles to enter the fuel
  • Routinely ensure that the nozzle that enters the fuel tank of the equipment seals and is properly maintained and cleaned
  • Perform preventative maintenance on all transfer equipment
  • Routinely inspect and replace any and all worn or aged parts including caps, seals, gaskets and filters
  • Purchase the correct fuel for the environment that it will be stored in and store according to the environment
  • Completely empty and clean the tanks periodically(Your fuel supplier could help to determine the right schedule)
  • On your equipment, follow OEM guidelines for service and maintenance intervals on the fuel tank and filter.
  • It is imperative to follow the Cummins fuel filter maintenance intervals and to buy genuine Cummins filters through your local Cummins distributor

For more information, contact your local Cummins Distributor.

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