Filling Diesel in a Petrol Ford is a regular problem. And its remedy depends on an assortment of things. If perhaps you want to know what you need to do to fix it then keep reading.
Listed here the most important variables to consider when deciding whether to have it drained:
Don't just have any jack-of-all-trades to attend your automobile. We are Ford specialists and have the certification and working experience necessary to make sure that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Ford? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Ford SportKa?
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We are able to come to you to perform the full fuel retrieval & purge there on scene
When we have completed you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having nationwide service, for Ford motorists particularly. We predominantly deal with:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Ford vehicles. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The procedure of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally exactly the same for the majority of vehicle makes. Needless to say it does vary to some extent as each manufacturer has their particular different fuel system. Having said that it still generally observes 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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