How a catalytic converter or diesel oxidation catalyst can start a fire in a field. Aired 5/6/23May 13, 2023
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A catalytic converter operates at over 1,000 degrees F. If it comes in contact with dry vegetation, a fire may start. Ray Bohacz, the Hot Rod Farmer, explains how this can happen and what you need to do to mitigate the fire risk.
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Success on the farm or ranch requires efficient machinery. I am Ray Bohacz, the Hot Rod Farmer from New Jersey, and I want to help you maximize the reliability of your equipment.
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