Fuel additives can keep you on the road, especially in winter

Updated Nov 24, 2017

You can’t make money if your truck is not running, and often times there is a simple problem that proper maintenance can help you avoid and keep you on the road

The FPPF Chemical Company Inc., a leading manufacturer of fuel additives, treatments and conditioners based in Buffalo, New York, offers a variety of products that can keep your truck running well, including some designed to see you you through the winter.

Fuel Power eliminates water, and helps control waxing and gelling in your truck’s fuel tank. The company says this additive will help give you water-free fuel lines keep them protected when temperatures drop well into the low teens. It also:

  • Removes gum and varnish
  • Acts as a corrosion inhibitor
  • Cleans entire fuel injector system
  • Acts as a fuel stabilizer
  • Increases combustion for greater efficiency
  • Prevents formation of acids

Polar Power in addition to removing water, FPPF says this additive has powerful pour point depressants, and provides winter protection to at least -25 degrees; works with all  diesel fuels, including ultra low sulfur diesel and biodiesel fuel blends. It also:

  • Contains Fuel Power
  • Contains a wax dispersant
  • Contains seed crystal modifier
  • Lowers cold filter plug point
  • Contains no alcohol

Melt Down comes in handy if winter causes fuel problems. The company says it dissolves gelled fuel rapidly, usually within 15 minutes. It will not harm fuel pumps, nozzles, or any pre-combustion components. FPPF says Meltdown is an emergency fuel treatment only.

According to the company, ABC removes water from airlines and prevents airline freeze ups, leaves no residue and is safe to use in all air brake systems. FPPF says ABC  contains pure methanol.

Liquid Muscle demulsifies water and lowers pour point of fuel, raises cetane, says FPPF. That means faster starting in cold weather, increased power, acceleration and fuel mileage. It also cleans dirty injectors, intake valves, and keeps them clean for better combustion, fewer emissions and more power. In the cold, Liquid Muscle lowers diesel fuel cloud point and cold filter plug point. It also:

  • Adds power, improves MPG
  • Prevents low-sulfur fuel problems
  • Reduces emissions and smoke
  • Contains lubricity improvers
  • Treats up to 750 gallons