Putting Diesel in a Petrol Nissan is a usual error. And its solution depends on various factors. If you would like to know what you have to do to sort it out then please read on.
Here are the key variables to be aware of when choosing whether to have a fuel drain:
Stay away from having any unqualified mechanic to try to fix your automobile. We are Nissan specialists and have got the skills and expertise necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Nissan? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Nissan Note?
Call us and get sincere guidance and practical assistance for your particular circumstance
We are able to reach you to carry out the fuel retrieval & clean right there on scene
As soon as we have finished you are able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having nationwide cover, for Nissan motorists in particular. We primarily attend:
We are Nissan specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Nissan vehicles. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going once again.
The system of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally identical for the majority of vehicles. Of course it may vary a little as each manufacturer has their unique different fuel system. However it still basically adheres to 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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