Putting Petrol in a Diesel Land Rover is a usual problem. And exactly what you have to do about it is based on a number of things. In the event that you would like to find out what it is best to do about this then please read on.
Listed here the main factors to think about whenever choosing whether to get a fuel drain:
Don't simply get any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Land Rover experts and have got the qualifications and knowledge required to make certain you get back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Petrol in a Diesel Land Rover? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Land Rover Discovery Td5?
Contact us and receive straightforward recommendations and sensible help for your specific situation
We would reach you to do the complete contaminated fuel drain & purge there on scene
When we are done you can get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting national service, for Land Rover motorists in particular. We principally deal with:
We are Land Rover specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Land Rover vehicles. No matter if it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you on the road once again.
The method of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is in essence exactly the same for a large number of motor vehicles. Naturally it does differ a little as every make has their particular distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially observes the below points:
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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