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Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual: Cold Weather Operation (Diesel)

Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual / Driving and Operating / Fuel / Cold Weather Operation (Diesel)

In cold weather, the fuel filter may become clogged by wax naturally present in the fuel. To unclog it, move the vehicle to a warm garage area and allow the filter to warm up.

The fuel filter may need to be replaced. See Fuel Filter Replacement (Diesel).

At temperatures belowC (32 F), it is recommended to avoid using biodiesel blends above 5% blend.

This blend may cause fuel filter plugging, system gelling, and freezing that may affect vehicle starting. You may need to turn the ignition on and off a few times before the vehicle will start. Also, idle the vehicle for a couple of minutes before accelerating.

Biodiesel
Biodiesel is a renewable fuel produced from vegetable oils or animal fats that have been chemically modified to make it compatible with diesel fuel Caution Do not use home-made biodiese ...

Water in Fuel (Diesel)
Improper fuel tank inspection or cleaning, or contaminated fuel from suppliers, can cause water to be pumped into the fuel tank along with the diesel fuel. If a WATER IN FUEL - CONTACT SERVICE me ...

Other materials:

Fuel Rail and Injectors Cleaning and Inspection Fuel System Fuel Rail
Special ToolsEN 49245Injector Seal Installer KitEN 49247Injector Retaining Clip InstallerFor equivalent regional tools, refer toSpecial Tools.Disconnect and remove the fuel rail wiringharness-(1).Taking care not to touch or apply force to the injector tipor electrical connector, remove the fuel inje ...

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