Putting Diesel in a Petrol Kia is a regularly occurring mistake to make. And exactly what you need to do about it is determined by a few factors. If you want to know what you have to do about this then continue reading.
Listed here are the most crucial factors to to consider whenever deciding on whether to get the car drained:
Do not just have any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your vehicle. We are Kia specialists and possess the credentials and knowledge required to make sure that you get back on the road with no hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Kia? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Kia Picanto?
Call us and get honest advice and sensible assistance for your specific situation
We can go to you to perform the complete contaminated fuel drain & flush right there on scene
When we have completed you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting countrywide coverage, for Kia motorists especially. We principally attend:
We are Kia specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Kia vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going again.
The procedure of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially the same for most cars. Naturally it can differ to some extent as each make has their particular distinct fuel system. Having said that it still essentially observes the below points:
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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