Who makes Fuel Doctor?

Established in 1994, and 100% Australian owned and operated, Fuel Doctors™ specialise in cleaning fuel tanks. Many of the commercial underground storage tanks they were contracted to clean, had no physical access points, so they needed to develop a new method of tank cleaning. This led to the creation of the Fuel Doctor Fuel [...]

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Why should I buy Fuel Doctor now?

Every time you fill up, you take the risk of dirty fuel causing damage to your fuel system. Each tank of fuel you buy could contain enough water to flood your common rail direct injection system, as it only takes around 30ml. Yes as little as a shot glass! Yes as little as a [...]

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Is Fuel Doctor good value for money?

When considering the cost of replacement injectors, fuel pumps, and other components, Fuel Doctor is very good value for money as it can prevent damage to these components and extend their service life. When compared to other fuel additives, not only does it treat dirty fuel better, but at recommended treatment rates, Fuel Doctor [...]

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What does dirty fuel look like compared to clean fuel?

In this video short from Fuel Doctors™ and 4WD Action, Jock empties the fuel tank of a 4WD that has an obvious fuel issue where the diesel is emulsified with water and other contaminants. Watch as Steve from Fuel Doctors™  turns the test sample into clean fuel and then puts it straight into his own [...]

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Why do I need Fuel Doctor?

The potential for purchasing contaminated fuel is always present. An alarming amount of fuel storage tanks have some form of contamination or "dirty fuel". How much and whether it will affect your vehicle depends on a lot of factors: age of the tank, lack of appropriate maintenance, temperature, volume of residual water, where the fuel [...]

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What is “dirty fuel”?

Dirty fuel is any fuel with contaminants in it. This means that almost all fuel is “dirty”. Around 80% of underground fuel tanks have water in them. Water provides the oxygen source for fungal spores (Cladosporium resinae) to grow and consume their favourite food—the hydrocarbons in fuel. Water from condensation also promotes flash rusting [...]

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Why is dirty fuel more dangerous to new common rail diesel engines?

The introduction of common rail direct injection in diesel engines has created more opportunities for gum and varnish deposits to form and cause problems with fuel flow, injector spray patterns, and fuel atomisation. The higher pressure also makes it more dangerous for water and other microbial contaminants to pass through the system as they [...]

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Where does dirty fuel come from?

Any underground storage tank from any commercial service station, industrial storage facility, or private tanks. The dirty fuel coming from your storage tank can be minimised by treating your fuel with Fuel Doctor before use. If you need any assistance with fuel storage tanks, contact the Fuel Doctors™ directly.

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