Filling Petrol in a Diesel Kia is a fairly typical mistake. And its solution is based on a variety of things. If you want to find out what you should do about it then read on.
Listed here the most crucial variables to be aware of when making a decision whether to get the car drained:
Do not simply get any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Kia experts and have the credentials and expertise required to make certain you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Kia? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Kia Ceed CRDi?
Call us and get genuine recommendations and practical assistance for your particular circumstance
We can go to you to undertake the complete fuel drain & flush there on scene
When we are done you can get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering national cover, for Kia motorists particularly. We mainly fix:
We are Kia specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Kia vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going once again.
The system of removing Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is generally similar for a large number of vehicles. Of course it may vary to some extent as every make has their particular different fuel system. Even so it still fundamentally 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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