Filling Diesel in a Petrol Land Rover is a very common mistake. And exactly what you want to do about it will depend on a variety of things. If perhaps you would like to find out what you need to do to fix it then keep reading.
Listed here the most crucial factors to think about when deciding whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Stay away from having any unqualified mechanic to try to fix your car. We are Land Rover specialists and have got the credentials and working experience necessary to make sure that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Land Rover? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Land Rover Range Rover?
Contact us and receive sincere recommendations and sensible assistance for your exact circumstance
We can come to you to carry out the complete contaminated fuel retrieval & purge right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you are able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering national service, for Land Rover motorists especially. We predominantly fix:
We are Land Rover specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Land Rover vehicles. Regardless of whether it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going once again.
The system of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially identical for most cars. As you can imagine it does differ to some degree as every manufacturer has their particular distinct fuel system. Even so it still adheres to the following 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.
Should you have any enquiries or require some assistance please Contact Us!
We are able to get you moving again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm