Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Kia is a well-known problem. And exactly what you should do about it is based on an assortment of things. Assuming you would like to find out what you should do to fix it then read on.
These are the most important variables to think about whenever making a decision whether to get a fuel drain:
Stay away from having any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Kia experts and hold the qualifications and expertise required to make certain that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Kia? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Kia Sorento?
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We can come to you to do the full contaminated fuel drain & flush there on scene
Once we are done you are able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having national cover, for Kia motorists especially. We mainly fix:
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The system of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is generally similar for most motor vehicles. As you can imagine it does vary somewhat as each brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Having said that it still fundamentally adheres to the below 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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