Filling Petrol in a Diesel Ford is a regular mistake to make. And its solution is dependent upon various things. In the event that you would like to find out what you have to do about this then stay with me.
These are the main variables to be aware of whenever choosing whether or not to have your car drained:
Steer clear of getting any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your car. We are Ford specialists and hold the qualifications and knowledge necessary to make sure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Petrol in a Diesel Ford? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Ford Transit Connect TDCi?
Give us a call and receive reliable recommendations and sensible assistance for your specific circumstances
We are able to go to you to perform the complete fuel removal & cleanse right there on scene
When we are done you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having nationwide service, for Ford motorists especially. We primarily deal with:
We are Ford specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Ford vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you moving once again.
The system of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is generally the same for virtually all vehicles. Obviously it can differ to some degree as every make has their particular fuel system. Nevertheless it still follows the below 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.
Should you have any concerns or require help please Contact Us!
We are able to get you on the road once again.
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