THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BOAT OWNERS

Monday, December 11, 2017

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RCR have provided an article on the all important issue of bio diesel and the dreaded bug. All boaters with diesel engines should read this and take note!

The diesel bug has been around for a long time, but the recent changes in fuel quality to include a bio content make us all more vulnerable to bug growth. RCR tell us that fuel related problems are one of the largest causes of breakdowns. There is considerable confusion surrounding what is best practice and how to deal with situations which are affecting more boaters. This has lead to RCR to provide this guidance. Bio in diesel is not going to go away, and management of fuel is the only way to ensure trouble free cruising.

Click here to read the article