Putting Diesel in a Petrol Kia is a regular problem. And its remedy hinges on several things. In the event that you want to know what you have to do about this then stay with me.
Let us discuss the most crucial factors to keep in mind whenever figuring out whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Refrain from getting any jack-of-all-trades to try to repair your car. We are Kia specialists and have the qualifications and expertise necessary to make certain that you are back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Kia? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Kia Soul?
Call us and receive straightforward guidance and sensible assistance for your particular circumstance
We are able to go to you to perform the full contaminated fuel retrieval & clean there on scene
As soon as we are done you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering nationwide service, for Kia motorists in particular. We mostly attend:
We are Kia specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Kia vehicles. Whether it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you moving again.
The method of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally identical for most cars. As you can imagine it can differ to some extent as every manufacturer has their particular distinct fuel system. Having said that it still basically adheres to the following 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.
Should you have any concerns or require some help please Contact Us!
We can get you going once again.
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