Putting Diesel in a Petrol Ford is a well-known error. And what you should do about it is determined by a number of factors. If you want to know what you have to do to fix it then keep reading.
Listed here are the most important variables to be aware of when deciding on whether to have your car drained:
Steer clear of getting any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your vehicle. We are Ford experts and possess the skills and working experience needed to ensure that you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Ford? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Ford Mondeo?
Contact us and get honest guidance and sensible assistance for your exact circumstance
We can go to you to do the full contaminated fuel removal & flush right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you can get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering national coverage, for Ford motorists in particular. We primarily attend:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Ford vehicles. No matter if it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going once again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is generally exactly the same for the vast majority of motor vehicles. Naturally it does vary to some degree as each make has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially observes 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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