Filling Diesel in a Petrol Kia is a well-known mistake to make. And exactly what you need to do about it is dependent upon various factors. If perhaps you would like to know what it is best to do to fix it then continue reading.
Listed here are the key factors to take into account when making a decision whether to get a fuel drain:
Refrain from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Kia experts and possess the qualifications and expertise needed to ensure that you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Kia? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Kia Joice?
Call us and receive sincere guidance and sensible help for your precise situation
We are able to reach you to perform the fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
As soon as we are done you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting countrywide coverage, for Kia motorists particularly. We mostly deal with:
We are Kia specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Kia vehicles. Regardless of whether it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you on the road once again.
The process of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally identical for most vehicles. Of course it can vary slightly as every brand has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally follows 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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