How is oil returning to the fuel tank?

How is oil returning to the fuel tank?

This week I drained the fuel tank, cleaned it, and added 10 gallons of clean fuel ran the engine for 30 minutes, and the 10 gallons is as black as the other fuel. So I pulled the return line from the engine to the tank, and allowed it to drain into a white row bucket and 1 inch of fuel in the bucket and you can’t see the bottom of the bucket.

Why is there crud in the bottom of my oil tank?

Most oil tanks will accumulate some sludge in the tank bottom over even just a few years of use. Sending that crud through the oil piping and into the oil filter or oil burner can lead to a costly loss of heat problem in the building.

What happens to diesel fuel when not maintained?

When not maintained the fuel will degrade rapidly beyond the point of usability, especially for generator sys- tems. The degradation process is accelerated by; moisture, heat, oxygen, and biological growth. Diesel fuel or #2 fuel oil is hydrophilic, it will attract moisture. Some of the moisture will settle out of the fuel to become free water.

Where did the oil from the castle oil tank come from?

The mixed, contaminated oil may have been delivered by independent trucking companies hired to deliver oil according to the article, and the report made clear that neither Castle nor Hess had come under scrutiny in the criminal inquiry. [17]

How often does a C15 cat burn oil?

Discussion in ‘ Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ] ‘ started by truckman29801, Nov 23, 2013 . C15 Cat Burning 2 gallons of oil every 700 miles . Absolutely no blow by, just a drip at the front seal, engine isnt drenched in oil either.

What kind of tank do you need to store fuel oil?

Our steel tanks make the perfect vehicle for the storage of bulk fuel oil. Double wall steel oil storage tanks come in sizes as small as 1,000 gallon and can store oil or fuel oil. An Envirosafe Fireguard or Flameshield tank is the preferred method for bulk ethanol storage.

Can a 15, 000 gallon tank be manufactured?

Tanks can be manufactured as a single tank or in split designs for the supply of two different fuel products. 15,000 gallon tankWe’ve built and delivered bulk above ground fuel storage tanks for customers in almost every state as well as Canada, the Caribbean and even South America.

Can a caps pump put fuel into oil?

The CAPS pump will only put fuel into the oil not oil into the fuel. fuel pressure in the pump is higher than engine oil pressure. try running some dye in your oil if you have a black light to confirm you are seeing oil in you fuel and not soot.