Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Ford is a regularly occurring error. And what you have to do about it is dependent upon various things. In the event that you would like to find out what it is advisable to do to sort it out then keep reading.
Right here are the most crucial variables to consider when deciding whether to get your car drained:
Stay away from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Ford specialists and possess the skills and practical experience required to make sure that you are back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Ford? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Ford Focus QS?
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We are able to come to you to carry out the full fuel removal & cleanse right there on scene
When we are done you will be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having countrywide coverage, for Ford motorists especially. We predominantly attend to:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Ford vehicles. Whether it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going again.
The technique of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally the same for a large number of vehicle makes. Of course it can vary to some extent as every make has their particular fuel system. Even so it still observes the below principles:
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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We are able to get you going again.
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