Putting Petrol in a Diesel Jeep is a usual problem. And its remedy will depend on a few things. In case you want to find out what you should do about this then please read on.
These are the main variables to to consider whenever figuring out whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Keep away from getting any jack-of-all-trades to try to drain your car. We are Jeep specialists and hold the accreditation and knowledge necessary to make sure that you are back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Jeep? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Jeep Patriot CRD?
Call us and obtain reliable advice and practical help for your exact circumstances
We can go to you to carry out the complete fuel removal & flush right there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting national cover, for Jeep motorists especially. We primarily attend:
We are Jeep specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Jeep vehicles. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going again.
The technique of removing Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is essentially identical for the majority of motor vehicles. Naturally it does vary to some degree as each make has their unique distinct fuel system. Having said that it still follows the below 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.
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