Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Ford is a regular problem. And exactly what you should do about it depends upon various factors. Assuming you want to know what you ought to do to sort it out then continue reading.
Let us discuss the key factors to consider whenever deciding on whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Stay away from getting any jack-of-all-trades to try to repair your vehicle. We are Ford specialists and hold the qualifications and knowledge necessary to ensure you get back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Ford? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Ford Galaxy?
Give us a call and obtain straightforward recommendations and sensible help for your exact circumstances
We would reach you to do the full fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
Once we have completed you should be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering national coverage, for Ford motorists particularly. We typically fix:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained hundreds 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 moving again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially the same for most vehicle makes. Of course it can vary a little as each make has their unique different fuel system. Having said that it still basically observes the below 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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