Filling Petrol in a Diesel Chrysler is a regular error. And exactly what you need to do about it is determined by various factors. In case you would like to know what it is best to do to fix it then please read on.
These are the most important variables to be aware of whenever deciding on whether to have your car drained:
Stay away from having any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Chrysler specialists and have the accreditation and practical experience required to make certain that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Chrysler? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Chrysler PT Cruiser CRD?
Call us and get sincere recommendations and sensible assistance for your particular circumstance
We would reach you to undertake the full fuel removal & purge right there on scene
As soon as we have finished you can get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having countrywide cover, for Chrysler motorists in particular. We typically fix:
We are Chrysler specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Chrysler vehicles. Even if it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The system of removing Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is fundamentally similar for the majority of cars. Obviously it does vary a bit as every brand has their particular different fuel system. Nevertheless it still follows the following guidelines:
When someone has put Petrol in a Diesel 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 require some assistance please Contact Us!
We are able to get you going once again.
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