Biodiesel Fuel Requirements
Originally Posted by 1Zach1
I wasn't aware B85 could cause such issues, thought it just meant an increased maintenance schedule on a few areas.
A maximum blend of 5% biodiesel meeting ASTM specification
D975 is recommended for use with your diesel
engine. If frequent operation with Biodiesel blends are
greater than 5% but not greater than 20% (B6–B20) is
desired, the maintenance schedule is subject to shorter
The oil and filter change along with fuel filter replacement
is subject to shorter intervals when operating your
engine on biodiesel greater than 5%. Do not use biodiesel
greater than 20%.
For regular use of biodiesel blends greater than 5% but
not greater than 20% (B6–B20) it is important that you
understand and comply with these requirements. Refer
to the “Maintenance Chart” in the “Maintenance Schedules”
section for further direction.