Filling Diesel in a Petrol Land Rover is a common mistake to make. And what you want to do about it will depend on a variety of things. In case you want to find out what to do about this then keep on reading.
These are the most crucial variables to think about whenever deciding on whether to get the car drained:
Don't just get any unqualified mechanic to try to drain your vehicle. We are Land Rover experts and hold the accreditation and practical experience needed to make certain you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Land Rover? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Land Rover Freelander?
Contact us and get genuine recommendations and sensible help for your precise circumstances
We can come to you to carry out the contaminated fuel removal & flush there on scene
As soon as we are done you can get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having nationwide service, for Land Rover motorists in particular. We mainly deal with:
We are Land Rover specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Land Rover vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving once again.
The method of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically similar for the vast majority of cars. Needless to say it does vary a bit as every manufacturer has their own fuel system. However it still adheres to 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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