Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Ford is a usual mistake. And exactly what you have to do about it hinges on several different factors. In the event that you want to find out what you should do to fix it then read on.
Here are the most important factors to be aware of when deciding whether to have your car drained:
Do not simply get any jack-of-all-trades to try to drain your car. We are Ford specialists and possess the certification and working experience needed to make sure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Ford? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Ford Orion?
Call us and receive sincere advice and sensible help for your exact circumstances
We are able to go to you to undertake the full contaminated fuel retrieval & cleanse right there on scene
When we are done you can get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having nationwide service, for Ford motorists in particular. We mainly deal with:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Ford vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going again.
The process of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally exactly the same for the majority of vehicle makes. Naturally it may vary slightly as each manufacturer has their unique different fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally 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 going once again.
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