Putting Petrol in a Diesel SsangYong is a regularly occurring mistake. And what you should do about it varies according to a variety of factors. If you would like to know what you have to do to fix it then keep reading.
These are the key factors to to consider when determining whether or not to get the car drained:
Steer clear of getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your vehicle. We are SsangYong experts and have the skills and knowledge required to make certain you are back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel SsangYong? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your SsangYong Actyon Sports 200 xdi?
Contact us and obtain honest advice and sensible assistance for your precise circumstances
We are able to go to you to undertake the fuel drain & cleanse there on scene
Once we have completed you are able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering nationwide coverage, for SsangYong motorists especially. We mainly deal with:
We are SsangYong specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel SsangYong vehicles. No matter if it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you moving again.
The procedure of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is fundamentally exactly the same for most vehicle makes. Obviously it does vary a bit as every brand has their unique different fuel system. Having said that it still 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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Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
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