Fuel Soot is an indication of an engine’s combustion efficiency. An excessive concentration of soot promotes oil gelling and sludge in the engine, which leads to poor oil circulation. Fuel injector efficiency and timing, the integrity of ring piston seal, oil consumption and load all have an effect on fuel soot concentrations. Results are reported in weight %.
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