Putting Petrol in a Diesel Jeep is a very common problem. And its remedy hinges on a variety of things. In the event that you would like to find out what you need to do to sort it out then stay with me.
Listed here are the key factors to take into consideration when choosing whether or not to have it drained:
Do not just have any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Jeep experts and have the certification and practical experience required to make certain that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Jeep? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Jeep Commander CRD?
Call us and obtain straightforward guidance and sensible help for your particular circumstances
We are able to go to you to perform the complete contaminated fuel drain & flush right there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting national service, for Jeep motorists particularly. We primarily attend:
We are Jeep specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Jeep vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going again.
The technique of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is in essence similar for virtually all motor vehicles. Naturally it may differ a bit as every manufacturer has their own fuel system. Having said that it still basically adheres to the following guidelines:
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.
In case you have any concerns or need our assistance 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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