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Dirt particles in the diesel supply, Pajero 2.8 Jeep, 1997

System drained and cleaned. Problem is back again. Don't believe it is dirty diesel, could something be corroding in the fuel system

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There are micro organisms that can live in fuel.. Your won't believe the name of them... But they are called "humbugs" anyway if fuel has been setting above 70 degrees and is not used or recieved from a contaminated storage system it will look like there is sediment in the fuel. It will also block filters and destroy a fuel injection system. There are "Biocide " fuel treatment that can get rid of this, go on the web and search it but RACOR is a company that has treatment for this.

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