Filling Petrol in a Diesel Ford is a regular mistake. And exactly what you have to do about it varies according to an assortment of factors. In case you would like to know what you must do about this then continue reading.
These are the key variables to take into consideration whenever making a decision whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Do not simply have any unqualified so-and-so to attend your vehicle. We are Ford specialists and have got the credentials and practical experience required to make certain you are back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Petrol in a Diesel Ford? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Ford Mondeo TDCi?
Contact us and receive genuine advice and practical assistance for your precise circumstance
We can come to you to carry out the complete fuel removal & cleanse right there on scene
When we are done you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having national service, for Ford motorists in particular. We typically attend to:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Ford vehicles. Even if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going again.
The method of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is basically identical for a large number of motor vehicles. As you can imagine it does vary to some degree as every brand has their particular different fuel system. Having said that it still adheres to 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.
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