Can you use diesel fuel in place of heating oil in a home furnace?

Can you use diesel fuel in place of heating oil in a home furnace?

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Can you use diesel fuel in place of heating oil in a home furnace?

If you get into a pinch and run out of heating oil to heat your home, is it OK to substitute diesel fuel for a couple of days until regular fuel can be delivered? Diesel is always available at the local gas station.

Because of the additives in highway diesel it would probably foul the pilot and burners in a fuel oil heater.

Danisi Energy – Air Conditioning Service & Repair – Medford, NY 11763

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