Filling Diesel in a Petrol Ford is a well-known problem. And what you need to do about it hinges on several things. In case you want to find out what you need to do about this then keep on reading.
These are the most crucial variables to be aware of when deciding on whether to have the car drained:
Stay away from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Ford specialists and hold the certification and experience necessary to ensure that 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 Ka?
Call us and get reliable recommendations and sensible help for your precise situation
We are able to reach you to carry out the fuel removal & flush right there on scene
As soon as we are done you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering national cover, for Ford motorists particularly. We predominantly deal with:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Ford vehicles. Regardless of whether it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you moving once again.
The technique of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially identical for most vehicles. Needless to say it can differ slightly as every manufacturer has their own fuel system. However it still basically adheres to the following points:
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 can get you moving once again.
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