Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Kia is a common mistake. And its remedy is based on a variety of factors. In the event that you would like to find out what you have to do to sort it out then please read on.
Right here are the most important factors to be aware of whenever figuring out whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Steer clear of getting any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your automobile. We are Kia experts and have got the certification and knowledge necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Kia? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Kia Ceed?
Contact us and receive honest advice and sensible help for your precise circumstance
We would go to you to carry out the complete fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
Once we have finished you can get back on the road and get on with your day
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The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially similar for most vehicle makes. Obviously it does vary to some extent as every brand has their particular different fuel system. Having said that it still follows the following guidelines:
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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