Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Nissan is a fairly typical mistake. And its remedy depends upon a variety of factors. In the event that you would like to know what you ought to do about it then please read on.
These are the most important factors to be aware of whenever deciding on whether to get it drained:
Stay away from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Nissan experts and have got the skills and expertise necessary to make sure that you get back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Nissan? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Nissan Maxima?
Contact us and obtain sincere recommendations and sensible help for your specific circumstance
We would go to you to perform the full fuel retrieval & flush right there on scene
When we are done you can get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering national cover, for Nissan motorists especially. We mainly attend:
We are Nissan specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Nissan vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going once again.
The technique of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally identical for most cars. Needless to say it may differ to some extent as each manufacturer has their unique different fuel system. Even so it still generally follows 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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We are able to get you on the road once again.
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