Putting Petrol in a Diesel Ford is a usual problem. And what you have to do about it is based on several different things. In case you would like to know what you must do about this then stay with me.
Listed here are the most important variables to consider when determining whether to get your car drained:
Steer clear of having any unqualified mechanic to try to fix your vehicle. We are Ford specialists and have got the certification and working experience necessary to make certain you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Ford? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Ford B-Max TDCi?
Contact us and obtain reliable guidance and practical help for your specific situation
We are able to go to you to do the complete contaminated fuel retrieval & clean right there on scene
Once we are done you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering national coverage, for Ford motorists particularly. We mostly attend:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Ford vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road again.
The system of removing Petrol from a Diesel car is in essence similar for the vast majority of motor vehicles. Obviously it may vary to some degree as every make has their own distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still adheres to the below principles:
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.
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