Filling Diesel in a Petrol Jaguar is a very common problem. And its solution hinges on several different factors. If perhaps you would like to find out what you ought to do about it then stay with me.
Let us discuss the key variables to consider whenever deciding whether or not to get your car drained:
Avoid having any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Jaguar specialists and possess the accreditation and working experience necessary to make certain that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Jaguar? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Jaguar S-Type?
Call us and obtain reliable recommendations and practical assistance for your particular circumstances
We would come to you to carry out the full fuel drain & flush right there on scene
Once we have finished you are able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having countrywide service, for Jaguar motorists particularly. We predominantly fix:
We are Jaguar specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Jaguar vehicles. No matter if it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The method of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is fundamentally similar for virtually all vehicle makes. Naturally it may differ to some degree as every manufacturer has their particular different fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically adheres to the following 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.
If you have any queries or need some assistance please Contact Us!
We are able to get you on the road again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET