Filling Petrol in a Diesel Nissan is a usual mistake. And its remedy depends on a variety of things. If perhaps you would like to find out what to do to fix it then please read on.
These are the key factors to consider when deciding whether to get the car drained:
Steer clear of getting any general so-and-so to try to drain your vehicle. We are Nissan experts and have the qualifications and expertise necessary to make certain that you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Petrol in a Diesel Nissan? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Nissan Juke dCi?
Contact us and obtain straightforward guidance and sensible help for your exact circumstances
We can come to you to do the complete contaminated fuel removal & cleanse there on scene
As soon as we have finished you are able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having countrywide coverage, for Nissan motorists particularly. We primarily attend to:
We are Nissan specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Nissan vehicles. Regardless of whether it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving again.
The method of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is in essence the same for the vast majority of vehicles. Needless to say it may differ to some extent as every brand has their particular different fuel system. However it still generally follows 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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