Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Kia is a well-known mistake. And its solution is based on an assortment of things. If you want to know what you have to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
These are the main variables to take into account when determining whether to have your car drained:
Don't simply have any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your automobile. We are Kia specialists and have the accreditation and working experience needed to make certain you are 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 Rio?
Call us and receive sincere recommendations and practical assistance for your particular circumstances
We can come to you to perform the full contaminated fuel retrieval & flush right there on scene
As soon as we are done you are able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering countrywide service, for Kia motorists particularly. We predominantly fix:
We are Kia specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Kia vehicles. Whether it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going again.
The technique of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally identical for virtually all vehicle makes. As you can imagine it can differ to some degree as every manufacturer has their particular distinct fuel system. However it still basically 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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