Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Jaguar is a very common error. And its remedy varies according to a variety of things. Assuming you want to know what it is best to do to fix it then keep reading.
These are the key factors to to consider when determining whether to have the car drained:
Avoid getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Jaguar specialists and possess the certification and knowledge necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Jaguar? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Jaguar xF Diesel?
Give us a call and get honest advice and sensible help for your particular situation
We can go to you to do the complete contaminated fuel retrieval & purge there on scene
Once we have completed you should be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting national coverage, for Jaguar motorists particularly. We mostly deal with:
We are Jaguar specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Jaguar vehicles. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going again.
The system of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is fundamentally identical for most vehicles. As you can imagine it can vary a bit as every make has their own distinct fuel system. Even so it still essentially 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.
Should you have any concerns or want our assistance please Contact Us!
We can get you going again.
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