Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Kia is a very common problem. And exactly what you have to do about it will depend on various things. In the event that you want to know what it is advisable to do to fix it then continue reading.
Listed below are the most important factors to keep in mind when making a decision whether to get a fuel drain:
Avoid having any unqualified so-and-so to try to repair your vehicle. We are Kia specialists and have the credentials and practical experience necessary to make certain that you get back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Kia? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Kia Optima CRDi?
Contact us and receive sincere advice and sensible help for your specific situation
We would reach you to do the complete fuel drain & cleanse 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 primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering nationwide coverage, for Kia motorists particularly. We primarily fix:
We are Kia specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Kia vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going again.
The system of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel car is generally the same for the vast majority of vehicles. Naturally it may vary a little as each brand has their unique different fuel system. Having said that it still generally observes 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.
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