Winding Down for Winter

  title={Winding Down for Winter},
  author={Allan Ernst Friedrich Heydorn and Becky Wasieleski},
Winter storage of construction equipment requires special maintenance practices. This article provides some maintenance recommendations for equipment with gasoline or diesel engines. Most importantly, contractors should winterize the fuel system by draining the gas out of the tank and bowl of gasoline engines or adding a fuel stabilizer. Although diesel fuel does not need to be drained, any water at the bottom of the tank should be drained and the tank completely filled with clean diesel fuel… CONTINUE READING

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