Putting Diesel in a Petrol Mitsubishi is a regular problem. And its solution will depend on a few things. If perhaps you would like to find out what to do about this then read on.
Here are the most crucial factors to be aware of whenever deciding on whether or not to get it drained:
Do not just have any unqualified so-and-so to attend your car. We are Mitsubishi experts and possess the certification and experience necessary to make sure that you are back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Mitsubishi? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mitsubishi 3000 GT?
Give us a call and receive sincere recommendations and practical help for your specific situation
We are able to reach you to undertake the contaminated fuel removal & flush right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having nationwide service, for Mitsubishi motorists especially. We principally fix:
We are Mitsubishi specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Mitsubishi vehicles. Whether it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The method of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially similar for a large number of vehicles. Needless to say it does differ to some degree as each manufacturer has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally observes the below 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 need assistance please Call us!
We can get you going once again.
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