Device to prevent diesel fuel from gelling

  • US 4,726,346 A
  • Filed: 03/23/1987
  • Issued: 02/23/1988
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/23/1987
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A system for heating diesel fuel in a fuel tank mounted on a truck, said fuel tank including a conventional fill opening formed in the upper end thereof defined by a filler neck, comprising,a collar means,a tubular means extending downwardly from said collar means into the fuel tank, said tubular means having upper and lower ends,said collar means adapted to be removably mounted on the filler neck for selectively positioning said tubular means within the fuel tank, said collar means having an opening therethrough for permitting the filling of said fuel tank,means connected to the upper end of said tubular means for heating said tubular means whereby the diesel fuel in the fuel tank will be heated,and cap means selectively closing the opening through said collar means.

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