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Can no longer buy home heating oil in the country town I live in. Will my Vulcan oil heater operate with Diesel?

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No only use home heating oil, any thing else will amuse serious problems with clean burning and increase maintenance and lack of heat output. deffinatelyONLY USE HOME HEATING OIL

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No how will you light it , no find heating oil some where else , would not be safe to use Diesel

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