Putting Diesel in a Petrol Ford is a fairly typical mistake to make. And what you have to do about it varies according to various factors. Assuming you would like to know what you have to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
Here are the most crucial variables to be aware of when deciding whether or not to have your car drained:
Refrain from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Ford experts and have got the skills and practical experience necessary to make certain you get back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Ford? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Ford Focus C-Max?
Give us a call and receive sincere guidance and sensible assistance for your specific situation
We would come to you to perform the full fuel retrieval & purge right there on scene
Once we are done you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having national service, for Ford motorists especially. We mainly attend to:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Ford vehicles. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going once again.
The process of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally identical for most vehicles. Of course it may differ slightly as each brand has their particular distinct fuel system. However it still fundamentally observes the following guidelines:
When someone has put Diesel in a Petrol car they have a few very common questions. So we have compiled a list of the most Frequently Asked Questions for you
Turn off the car as soon as possible and call us. Continuing to run a vehicle on the wrong fuel can potentially damage it. We will be able to give you advice and assistance based on your circumstances
It can. However, if the problem is caught and remedied quickly the risks will be minimal. Of the 1,500 vehicles we attend every month, less than 0.5% have suffered and substantial damage requiring parts replacement.
The safe answer is none. However you might be able to get away with a very low contamination ratio. That being said, we always highly recommend draining anything over a 5% contamination ratio asap.
Putting Super Unleaded, or Shell V-Power, BP Ultimate Unleaded, etc, will have the exact same effect as putting regular unleaded petrol in your diesel car and will need to be drained out and flushed.
No! The EU Block Exemption Regulations clearly state that "the work can be carried out by as long as that garage uses manufacturer approved parts and correctly follows the manufacturer's service schedule."
This might work on some vehicles in some cases, but in the majority on instances it won't and you risk damaging the Lambda sensors as well as fuel pump and injectors, just as a regular misfuel.
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