Filling Petrol in a Diesel Jeep is a very common error. And its remedy depends on various things. In case you want to know what it is advisable to do about this then please read on.
Let us discuss the key factors to think about when deciding whether to get a fuel drain:
Avoid having any unqualified so-and-so to try to repair your automobile. We are Jeep specialists and have the accreditation and practical experience necessary to ensure that you are back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Jeep? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Jeep Cherokee CRD?
Give us a call and receive reliable guidance and sensible help for your specific circumstances
We would come to you to undertake the full contaminated fuel removal & purge there on scene
Once we are done you can get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having national coverage, for Jeep motorists especially. We typically deal with:
We are Jeep specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Jeep vehicles. Whether it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going again.
The procedure of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is in essence the same for a large number of motor vehicles. Needless to say it can differ somewhat as each make has their own fuel system. However it still generally 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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