Putting Diesel in a Petrol Ford is a regularly occurring error. And exactly what you want to do about it is dependent upon a number of things. In the event that you would like to find out what you have to do about it then continue reading.
Listed here the most crucial factors to be aware of whenever figuring out whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Don't simply have any jack-of-all-trades to attend your vehicle. We are Ford experts and possess the accreditation and working experience necessary to make sure that you are back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Ford? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Ford Maverick?
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We can reach you to undertake the full fuel removal & cleanse there on scene
As soon as we have finished you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having nationwide service, for Ford motorists particularly. We mainly attend:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Ford vehicles. Regardless of whether it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you on the road again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is basically the same for the vast majority of motor vehicles. Of course it may vary a little as each manufacturer has their particular fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally follows 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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