Gasoline that is mistakenly poured into a diesel engine can potentially damage the diesel engine pump, fuel tank, fuel lines, injectors and other engine plumbing. The damage to the system will likely entail large repair ... More »

Catastrophic damage can result from putting unleaded gasoline in a diesel engine, including piston, wrist pins and connecting rods destruction. Unleaded gasoline can also reduce the necessary lubrication of sensitive com... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

The 7.3 diesel engine is used in a Ford 50 Super Duty truck, which is comparable to the engine used in the F-250 trucks. Several F-250 and F-350 trucks have many of the same features. More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine

The term "lean fuel mixture" is used to refer to an air/fuel ratio that has more air than fuel, which is often an indicator of issues such as an empty or almost empty fuel tank or malfunctioning fuel pump or fuel injecto... More »

Some ways to improve the performance of a diesel engine include adding a high flow exhaust system, changing or upgrading the computer chips in the Electronic Control Module, upgrading fuel injectors, upgrading air intake... More »

Key components of a diesel engine include the fuel injectors, glow plugs and solenoids, the air intake system, the crankshaft, and pistons and cylinders. A diesel engine is similar in many respects to a traditional gasol... More »

A diesel engine cannot run on petrol, which can cause damage to the pump. Petrol in a diesel engine will act as a solvent, thus reducing lubrication and damaging the pump. More »