The fuel system is an important part of any diesel engine. Without it, you aren’t going anywhere. If you’re planning to go on the road or have an interest in the mechanics behind diesel vehicles, this guide will help you learn more about the parts that make up the fuel system.
Fuel Water Separator
If too much water gets into a diesel fuel system, it will run inefficiently. A fuel water separator is a filtration unit that helps remove excess water from the vehicle’s fuel before it gets into other parts of the engine.
Diesel systems are so large that they can’t easily pump fuel themselves, so they have an extra pump to help them along. The fuel pump works under pressure to suction fuel from the tank and spread it through the systems and lines to reach the injection pump. Making sure this works means checking … Read More