Warning as dodgy oils and fuels damaging farm machinery

By john.wallace

Mr Fallon said a lack of knowledge among buyers, suppliers and distributors is leading to escalating engine problems for small farmers and some larger contractors.

Speaking to the Farming Independent, Mr Fallon said the issue, mainly with diesel engine oils and hydraulic fuels, is widespread and has been developing over the last two decades.

"There is a lack of knowledge about the amount of low quality, obsolete, recycled and contaminated product currently on the market.

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