Putting Diesel in a Petrol Jaguar is a very common error. And its solution varies according to various factors. If you would like to find out what it is best to do to sort it out then please read on.
Listed here the most crucial variables to take into account whenever determining whether to have your car drained:
Keep away from having any unqualified so-and-so to try to repair your vehicle. We are Jaguar experts and hold the credentials and working experience required to make sure that you get back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Jaguar? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Jaguar x-Type?
Give us a call and get sincere guidance and practical assistance for your specific circumstances
We can come to you to do the complete contaminated fuel retrieval & clean right there on scene
As soon as we have finished you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide cover, for Jaguar motorists especially. We typically attend:
We are Jaguar specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Jaguar vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going once again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence exactly the same for virtually all vehicle makes. Obviously it can differ to some extent as each make has their particular fuel system. However it still essentially follows 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.
Should you have any concerns or want some help please Call us!
We can get you on the road once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET