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What is Fuel Polishing in a Generator Tank?

What is Fuel Polishing in a Generator Tank?

What is Fuel Polishing in a Generator Tank? What is Fuel Polishing in a Generator Tank? Fuel polishing is the process of drawing the fuel from the tank through a filter system and back into the tank. During this, it constantly circulates that fuel through the filter […]

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The Difference Between Generator Replacement Fuel and Fuel Polishing

The Difference Between Generator Replacement Fuel and Fuel Polishing

The Difference Between Generator Replacement Fuel and Fuel Polishing   Fuel polishing is the preferred way to go. It saves a lot of money and you hate to dispose of the older diesel fuel. There is a lot of cost in the disposal of hazmat fuel. Replacing […]

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Cleaning a Generator’s Diesel Fuel Tank

Cleaning a Generator’s Diesel Fuel Tank

Cleaning a Generator’s Diesel Fuel Tank When you clean your diesel tank you want to have it full of fuel (so you’re cleaning the entire tank). When you clean it there is a device that goes down like a snake into the tank. It vibrates and goes […]

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Problems That Arise With Generator’s Diesel Fuel Tanks

Problems That Arise With Generator’s Diesel Fuel Tanks

Problems That Arise With Generator’s Diesel Fuel Tanks The biggest problem with a diesel fuel tank and the storage of fuel is water and bio chemical growth that can arise in the tank. So those have to be kept clean. With diesel fuel you have fuel filters […]

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Duthie Power Mobile RV Services

Duthie Power Mobile RV Services

Duthie Power Mobile RV Services We are excited to announce our new mobile RV services where we will come to you to service the generator in your RV. The generator in your RV needs regular service, so who better to make sure that it is in tip […]

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Inspect the Diesel Fuel in your Generator Once a Year

Inspect the Diesel Fuel in your Generator Once a Year

Inspect the Diesel Fuel in your Generator Once a Year Inspect the Diesel Fuel in your Generator Once a Year Most servicing of a generator would include the inspection of your diesel fuel. One other suggestion would be to have a sample of the fuel drawn and […]

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Longevity of Diesel Fuel in a Generator Tank

Longevity of Diesel Fuel in a Generator Tank

Longevity of Diesel Fuel in a Generator Tank   Longevity of Diesel Fuel in a Generator Tank Diesel fuel in a fuel tank can last the life of the generator – 30 to 40 years. It really depends on the maintenance that is kept on the generator […]

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Maintain Fuel for Good Generator Care

Maintain Fuel for Good Generator Care

Maintain Fuel for Good Care   Maintain Fuel for Good Generator Care Customers sometimes ask us if bad fuel can cause a problem with a generator. We have found that it’s very rare that it comes to that extreme but there are a lot of companies that […]

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Servicing Your Automatic Transfer Switch

Servicing Your Automatic Transfer Switch

Servicing Your Automatic Transfer Switch   When you are servicing an Automatic Transfer Switch the first thing you should do is a visual inspection. Look for telltale signs of a loose cable which would be discolored on the lux (you don’t need an infrared gun to tell […]

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What Goes Wrong With an ATS?

What Goes Wrong With an ATS?

What goes wrong with an ATS?   What goes wrong with an ATS? Continuing our series on the ATS let us help answer the question – What goes wrong with an ATS? On a transfer switch service almost anything can go wrong. Generally it’s wire connections or a coil relay (something […]

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