Maintenance Matters

April 2019 Issue

Engine Storage 101:The 30-Day Rule

Manufacturers suggest that engine inactivity in excess of 30 days might require the need for special preservation methods to fight corrosion.

How long is too long? It depends on the climate and how the engine was cared for during its time of rest. And as you would suspect, corrosion is the enemy. Herewith are some tips worth considering when parking the engine for long periods.

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