Filling Petrol in a Diesel Ford is a very common error. And what you should do about it varies according to a few factors. In the event that you want to know what you have to do to sort it out then stay with me.
Let us discuss the most important factors to be aware of whenever determining whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Keep away from having any jack-of-all-trades to try to repair your car. We are Ford experts and have got the credentials and knowledge needed to make certain you are back on the road with little hassle or worry.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Ford? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Ford Fusion TDCi?
Contact us and receive reliable advice and practical help for your specific circumstance
We can come to you to undertake the complete contaminated fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
When we have finished you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having countrywide cover, for Ford motorists particularly. We mainly attend to:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Ford vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road once again.
The process of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is basically similar for most vehicles. Obviously it may differ a little as every brand has their unique fuel system. However it still follows the following 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.
If you have any queries or want help please Call us!
We are able to get you moving again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
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