How Much Fuel Does a Diesel Engine Use at Idle?


The amount of fuel used by a diesel engine at idle can vary. Engines can idle low or high and that can adjust the amount used. No one knows for sure how much, but the fact is that it is not good to idle diesel engines. It will be expensive.
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It entirely depends on the type of diesel engine and the size.
1. Remove your OEM (original equipment manufacturer) air intake resonator. The original system is often too restrictive to allow your engine to reach peak fuel efficiency. Replace
The first things to check are the air intake, the fuel pump/filter and the governor.
On Blue Grotto we use a 20 micron primary and a 5 micron secondary. The fuel polishing system is a 2 micron and gets changed often.
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