Filling Diesel in a Petrol Jeep is a well-known problem. And its remedy will depend on an assortment of things. If you want to find out what you must do about this then continue reading.
Here are the key variables to think about whenever figuring out whether to have a fuel drain:
Do not just have any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your vehicle. We are Jeep specialists and have the credentials and experience necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Jeep? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Jeep Commander?
Call us and receive honest guidance and practical assistance for your particular circumstance
We are able to reach you to undertake the contaminated fuel drain & cleanse there on scene
As soon as we have completed you can get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide cover, for Jeep motorists especially. We predominantly attend:
We are Jeep specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Jeep vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road again.
The method of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence identical for most motor vehicles. Needless to say it may vary somewhat as each brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Having said that it still fundamentally 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.
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