Putting Diesel in a Petrol Rover is a regularly occurring problem. And exactly what you should do about it is dependent upon several things. If you want to know what you ought to do to fix it then keep reading.
Listed below are the key factors to to consider whenever deciding whether or not to have it drained:
Don't just have any unqualified so-and-so to try to drain your vehicle. We are Rover experts and possess the credentials and practical experience required to make sure that you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Rover? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Rover 825 Si?
Contact us and obtain reliable advice and sensible assistance for your exact circumstances
We can come to you to do the full fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
As soon as we have finished you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting countrywide cover, for Rover motorists in particular. We mostly fix:
We are Rover specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Rover vehicles. Regardless of whether it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going once again.
The method of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally the same for most motor vehicles. As you can imagine it may differ somewhat as each brand has their unique different fuel system. Even so it still generally observes the following 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.
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