Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mitsubishi is a regularly occurring mistake. And its remedy is based on a few things. If perhaps you want to find out what it is advisable to do about this then continue reading.
Let us discuss the main factors to to consider whenever choosing whether to get the car drained:
Stay away from getting any general so-and-so to attend your vehicle. We are Mitsubishi specialists and have got the certification and expertise necessary to ensure you are back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Mitsubishi? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mitsubishi Lancer DI-D?
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We are able to come to you to carry out the fuel retrieval & purge there on scene
As soon as we have completed you are able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting nationwide coverage, for Mitsubishi motorists in particular. We principally deal with:
We are Mitsubishi specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mitsubishi vehicles. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going once again.
The method of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is fundamentally similar for the majority of vehicles. Obviously it does vary a bit as each brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally adheres to 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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