Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Kia is a regularly occurring mistake. And what you need to do about it is based on an assortment of things. If perhaps you would like to know what you have to do about this then read on.
Listed below are the most important variables to think about whenever deciding on whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Keep away from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Kia specialists and have the qualifications and working experience needed to make certain you are back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Kia? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Kia Magentis?
Give us a call and receive honest guidance and sensible assistance for your specific circumstance
We can come to you to undertake the contaminated fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
As soon as we have finished you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
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We are Kia specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Kia vehicles. No matter if it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going once again.
The technique of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence exactly the same for the majority of vehicles. Obviously it may vary to some extent as every brand has their own distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally adheres to 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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