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A Short Guide to the Common Causes of a Diesel Engine Oil Leak

A Short Guide to the Common Causes of a Diesel Engine Oil Leak

Oil is a significant component within any vehicle, having many different uses. One of its main purposes is to keep a vehicle’s engine lubricated and to keep all the compartments moving separately, without causing friction between one another. If there is not enough oil in the engine […]

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The Most Common Diesel Engine Overheating Causes and Symptoms

The Most Common Diesel Engine Overheating Causes and Symptoms

Diesel engine overheating can be the result of a number of conditions and causes. It’s always important to remember that if your diesel engine has overheated, the safest thing to do is turn off the engine immediately. As you don’t yet know the cause of the problem, […]

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What Are Pistons and What Can Cause Piston Damage?

What Are Pistons and What Can Cause Piston Damage?

What is a Piston? The piston is a very important component of any engine. It moves up and down inside the engine cylinder through varying stages of the combustion cycle, connecting to the engine’s crankshaft via a connecting rod. One role of this piston is to draw […]

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How to Keep Your Diesel Engine in Good Condition

How to Keep Your Diesel Engine in Good Condition

Keeping up with the general maintenance of your diesel engine is so important to ensure your engine remains in optimal condition. It is less common for diesel engines to incur problems compared with gas engines, which means general maintenance won’t cost you anymore, saving you money over […]

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The Most Common Diesel Engine Problems and Solutions

The Most Common Diesel Engine Problems and Solutions

Knowing what to do when you begin to experience problems with your diesel engine can be incredibly daunting, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the machinery. The following is your handy guide to the most common problems diesel engines face, so that you can be aware and prepared […]

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Foxwood Diesel Promoting Women in Engineering

Foxwood Diesel Promoting Women in Engineering

Last year’s surveys proved to have some quite disappointing statistics: just 11% of the engineering workforce is women. According to the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), the UK has the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals in Europe. Foxwood Diesel are beating these statistics. With two female engineers […]

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Keep your bus and coach fleet clean to minimise emissions

Keep your bus and coach fleet clean to minimise emissions

Despite recent criticism, diesel fuelled vehicles are still commanding nearly 50% of the market share with Andy Eastlake, Managing Director of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, believing that they are “still probably the best choice for long distance, high mileage drivers.” Eastlake also believes that diesel vehicles […]

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Leigh shortlisted for National Apprenticeship Award

Leigh shortlisted for National Apprenticeship Award

Foxwood Diesel’s very own Leigh Worsdale has been shortlisted for the East Midlands Apprentice of the Year award at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017. If Leigh scoops the award, this will be her third win in only 6 months! Leigh, who joined Foxwood Diesel as an apprentice […]

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Foxwood Diesel’s award-winning apprentice visits Seattle

Foxwood Diesel’s award-winning apprentice visits Seattle

Foxwood Diesel’s award-winning apprentice, Leigh Worsdale, has recently been on an all-expenses paid trip to Seattle after winning the trip at AMRC Training Centre’s 2017 ‘Apprentice of the Year’ Awards. The trip to Seattle was Leigh’s prize for winning the overall Apprentice of the Year at the […]

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Another Award Win for Foxwood Diesel Apprentice

Another Award Win for Foxwood Diesel Apprentice

Foxwood Diesel apprentice, Leigh Worsdale has scooped another apprentice award. Only a month after being named as Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Training Centre’s ‘Apprentice of the Year, Leigh has been named as the Chesterfield Apprentice of the Year at the first North Midlands and South Yorkshire […]

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Old Whittington, Chesterfield.
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