Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Nissan is a very common problem. And what you want to do about it depends upon various factors. If perhaps you want to know what you have to do about this then continue reading.
Listed here are the main factors to consider when making a decision whether to have it drained:
Stay away from having any unqualified so-and-so to attend your automobile. We are Nissan specialists and hold the accreditation and expertise required to ensure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Nissan? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Nissan Primera dCi?
Call us and receive sincere advice and practical help for your precise circumstances
We are able to go to you to carry out the complete fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
When we have finished you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering countrywide service, for Nissan motorists especially. We mainly attend:
We are Nissan specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Nissan vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving once again.
The method of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is generally the same for the vast majority of vehicle makes. Of course it may vary a little as every brand has their particular different fuel system. However it still follows the below principles:
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 the event that you have any concerns or require assistance please Call us!
We are able to get you on the road again.
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