Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Ford is a very common mistake to make. And what you should do about it is based on various things. In the event that you want to find out what it is best to do to sort it out then continue reading.
Listed here the most crucial variables to consider when deciding whether to have a fuel drain:
Don't simply get any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Ford experts and hold the skills and expertise necessary to ensure that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Ford? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Ford S-Max?
Contact us and receive honest advice and practical help for your particular situation
We would go to you to do the complete contaminated fuel removal & clean there on scene
When we are done you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having nationwide service, for Ford motorists especially. We typically fix:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Ford vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving once again.
The procedure of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence identical for the majority of vehicles. Obviously it does differ a little as each make has their particular fuel system. Nevertheless it still follows the below principles:
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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