Putting Diesel in a Petrol SsangYong is a regular problem. And its solution is dependent upon a number of factors. If you want to know what you need to do about this then keep on reading.
Here are the main factors to take into consideration whenever deciding on whether or not to have it drained:
Do not simply get any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are SsangYong experts and have the accreditation and knowledge required to ensure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol SsangYong? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your SsangYong Korando E23?
Contact us and get reliable recommendations and sensible help for your specific situation
We can come to you to carry out the full fuel retrieval & clean right there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having national service, for SsangYong motorists especially. We mostly attend to:
We are SsangYong specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol SsangYong vehicles. Whether it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going once again.
The procedure of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally the same for virtually all cars. Obviously it may differ slightly as each make has their particular different fuel system. However it still fundamentally observes 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.
In the event that you have any concerns or need some help please Call us!
We can get you moving once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
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