Diesel Bug Review in Practical Boat Owner

Fuel contamination is an increasingly common cause of engine breakdowns, particularly in shipping and leisure boating. Known to yachtsmen as diesel bug, the microbial growth – which is in fact a ‘cocktail’ of bacteria, yeasts and moulds – leaves a slime in the fuel and the sides of the tank which, when disturbed, such as in rough seas, blocks fuel fi lters and can lead to engine failure...