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Am I Using the Right Fuel in My Tractor?

We want to share diesel fuel specifications and requirements for your Yanmar tractor.

Many people have not heard this information before, so we wanted to make sure you have it. This way your engine runs great and your tractor keeps operating for a long time.

Diesel Fuel Specifications

The diesel fuel you use should comply with specific specifications.

The following table lists several worldwide specifications for diesel fuels.

Additional Technical Fuel Requirements

There are many additional details and technical requirements for diesel fuel.

Here are a few:

  • Never mix used engine oil, kerosene, or residual fuels with diesel fuel.

  • Water and sediment in the fuel should not exceed 0.05% by volume.

  • Always keep the fuel tank and fuel-handling equipment clean.