This excerpt was originally posted on the John Deere, Straightforward Blog September 19, 2011. You can view the original post here.
John Deere Engine Efficiency
In our recent post on Total Fluid Economy we discussed the importance of considering total fluid consumption (diesel fuel plus diesel exhaust fluid) in your purchase of Interim Tier 4-certified equipment. But it’s also important for owners and operators to understand that they must carefully evaluate not only the quantities of fluids consumed, but also the type and quality of fluids they utilize. When it comes to fluid quality, there are four key factors to be aware of: