Putting Petrol in a Diesel Ford is a common error. And what you want to do about it will depend on an assortment of factors. Assuming you want to know what it is best to do to sort it out then keep reading.
Let us discuss the most crucial variables to take into account whenever making a decision whether to get your car drained:
Don't just have any jack-of-all-trades to try to drain your vehicle. We are Ford specialists and have got the credentials and knowledge necessary to ensure you are back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Ford? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Ford C-Max TDCi?
Contact us and receive straightforward recommendations and practical help for your precise situation
We would come to you to undertake the contaminated fuel retrieval & purge there on scene
When we are done you are able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting national service, for Ford motorists particularly. We primarily deal with:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Ford vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you going again.
The process of removing Petrol from a Diesel car is generally identical for the vast majority of cars. Obviously it does differ a bit as each make has their unique fuel system. However it still follows the following points:
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.
If you have any queries or require help please Call us!
We are able to get you moving again.
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