Filling Diesel in a Petrol Kia is a very common error. And what you have to do about it hinges on a few things. If you want to know what it is advisable to do to sort it out then keep reading.
Listed below are the most crucial factors to take into consideration when determining whether to get a fuel drain:
Avoid getting any unqualified mechanic to try to fix your vehicle. We are Kia specialists and have got the qualifications and practical experience required to ensure you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Kia? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Kia Venga?
Contact us and receive reliable recommendations and practical assistance for your specific circumstance
We would go to you to perform the contaminated fuel removal & flush there on scene
Once we are done you are able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting national coverage, for Kia motorists particularly. We predominantly fix:
We are Kia specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Kia vehicles. Regardless of whether it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road again.
The process of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically the same for a large number of vehicles. Needless to say it does differ slightly as each brand has their particular different fuel system. Having said that it still basically 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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