Putting Petrol in a Diesel Mitsubishi is a regularly occurring problem. And its remedy will depend on a few factors. In the event that you would like to find out what it is advisable to do about this then please read on.
These are the key variables to to consider whenever deciding whether to get a fuel drain:
Steer clear of having any unqualified mechanic to try to fix your automobile. We are Mitsubishi specialists and hold the certification and experience necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Mitsubishi? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mitsubishi Colt DI-D?
Call us and get reliable guidance and sensible assistance for your particular circumstances
We are able to go to you to undertake the complete fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
When we are done you should be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having nationwide coverage, for Mitsubishi motorists particularly. We typically attend:
We are Mitsubishi specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mitsubishi vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you on the road again.
The system of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is generally the same for a large number of cars. As you can imagine it can vary slightly as every make has their own distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically adheres to the following 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.
In case you have any queries or need assistance please Call us!
We are able to get you on the road once again.
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