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FAQ - Oil Heating, Hot water production and plumbing “funnies” in France


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Thanks for the reply Gluestick.

My oil is definitely 'clear' and not red, my technical french unfortunately, is not up to asking the supplier but I do know a man that will do the necessary!

If I understand correctly, if this is 28 second oil, Kerosine, and not 35 second diesel, this is quite unusual in france?
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If you need to use kerosene to fuel an old school diesel (one with a mechanical injection pump) you need to add a minimum of 2% by volume of ordinary engine oil or two stroke oil to the kerosene to lubricate the pump.

Worth mentioning that running kerosene will result in about a 5% reduction in power - it's less dense.
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