Diesel Generator Fuel Injectors – Servicing

Diesel Generator Fuel Injectors Servicing is often overlooked.

Mainly because of the time and effort required to remove, examine and maintain the fuel injectors in a diesel generator, it’s all too easy to overlook these vital components when carrying out a service. Or it could be just cost. Your company doesn’t want to spend the money and scrimps on maintenance.

However, this IS an essential part of generator maintenance can help to prevent issues later on and will also increase the efficiency and reliability of the generator. If a problem is caught early on, it can usually be solved quickly and simply rather than through the expensive process of replacing the injectors. Remember at all times prevention is batter than cure. Act NOW avoid problems later

Why Service the Injectors?

What sort of issues can be avoided or solved by means of a regular generator servicing programme that includes maintenance of the fuel injectors?

  • Generator starting issues and decreased fuel efficiency, often caused by leaking injectors.
  • Decrease in generator efficiency and performance caused by clogged injectors that don’t provide the correct quantity of fuel and an efficient spray pattern.
  • Numerous other problems caused by injector component failure.
  • Failure to start
  • Generator hunting when on load

 

Solution-

The injectors can be disassembled and ultrasonically cleaned by your service engineer. This is the best way to check that the injectors have been thoroughly cleaned and are in good condition. A visual check for the correct fuel spray pattern can also be made whilst the injectors are uninstalled.

Your installer or generator supplier will normally offer a preventative service and maintenance programme as part of the generator purchase, but check to ensure that the fuel injection system is covered by this.

We can help you –

Power Continuity engineers are fully trained and experienced in the removal, cleaning and servicing of fuel injectors as part of the regular maintenance of our fully-installed generator systems. They can also provide fuel additives that will help to clean the injectors on an ongoing basis and prevent the further build-up of deposits within the injectors.

Because of the vital role that injectors play in supplying fuel to the engine in the correct quantity and format, ensure that your generator, including the fuel injection system, is serviced regularly by qualified engineers as part of a preventative maintenance contract.

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