Putting Diesel in a Petrol Land Rover is a fairly typical mistake. And its remedy varies according to an assortment of things. Assuming you would like to find out what you have to do to sort it out then continue reading.
Let us discuss the most important variables to think about when choosing whether or not to get it drained:
Do not simply get any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your automobile. We are Land Rover experts and have got the certification and expertise necessary to make sure that you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Land Rover? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Land Rover Discovery?
Contact us and receive honest advice and practical help for your particular situation
We are able to reach you to undertake the full contaminated fuel drain & flush right there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting national service, for Land Rover motorists particularly. We mostly attend to:
We are Land Rover specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Land Rover vehicles. Whether or not it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you on the road again.
The system of removing Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally the same for the majority of cars. Obviously it may differ a bit as each make has their own different fuel system. However it still fundamentally follows the following 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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