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Sewing the Fabric of Community

While it may take a village to raise a child, it takes just as many people to create a sense of community.At NW Fuel and Island Diesel, we are only two players in the communities they belong to. And giving back to these communities is important to us, both through the shops and beyond.
Ford 6.0L Powerstroke

Why Do 6.0L Injectors Fail?

Due to the original design 6.0L injector have an extremely high failure rate that leads to hard and no start situations, rough idle, white smoke, poor fuel economy and poor performance.
2007 Dodge 5.9L

Why Do 2003-2007 Dodge 5.9L Cummins Fail?

The Dodge Cummins 5.9L trucks from 2003-2007 are workhorses. That hard-working engine can experience failures. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive about these engines:

Diesel Emissions Control Systems

A Diesel Particulate Filter is a trap, not a filter.  Visible particles cannot get through this 'filter'.  If you see black smoke on a modern diesel, it's either been illegally modified, or this 'filter' is physically damaged.
FAQs for the 2001-2004 Chevrolet 6.6L LB7 Duramax Engine

FAQs for the 2001-2004 Chevrolet 6.6L LB7 Duramax Engine

Duramax LB7 injectors are among the top diesel engine parts we get questions about. We thought we'd share some of those answers with you.
What a Code 2 or 3 on a 2004.5-2005 Chevrolet 6.6L LLY Duramax Code 2 Code 3

What a Code 2 or 3 on a 2004.5-2005 Chevrolet 6.6L LLY Duramax Could Mean

How to replace Duramax fuel injectors. This is a complicated question with many variables. How to replace Duramax injectors instructions change from model year to model year and is complex enough job that we recommend purchasing a service manual if you are attempting this job yourself.

NW Fuel: At the Cutting Edge of Diesel Fuel Injection Testing and Repair

Leaders, not followers. So much of what we do at NW Fuel revolves around this simple philosophy. Not only do we strive to know the industry trends of today, we learn about what’s coming down the pipeline tomorrow as well.
pure power turbocharger nw fuel

Refurbished Pure Power Turbos Exclusively at NW Fuel

NW Fuel is excited to announce our exclusive partnership with Pure Power Technologies to start supplying their re-manufactured turbos.
bosch clean room testing bench

NW Fuel Opens Bosch Certified Testing Cleanroom

We are now equipped with a Bosch-certified cleanroom where we can assemble and calibrate common rail injectors right in our fuel shop. This new addition means we no longer have to send common rail injectors back to Bosch to be rebuilt, which improves our turnaround time for our customers.
turbocharger failture

Why Buy OEM Turbochargers?

Cheap parts (often with an unknown or dubious origin) to your engine are basically like fast food to our bodies, it doesn't like it and it won't last long!