Putting Petrol in a Diesel SsangYong is a well-known mistake to make. And what you have to do about it is based on a number of factors. If you want to find out what you must do about this then please read on.
Listed here are the main factors to to consider when choosing whether to get it drained:
Don't just get any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are SsangYong specialists and possess the skills and knowledge needed to ensure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel SsangYong? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your SsangYong Musso TD?
Contact us and obtain reliable recommendations and sensible assistance for your particular circumstance
We are able to reach you to perform the full contaminated fuel retrieval & cleanse right there on scene
When we are done you are able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having national cover, for SsangYong motorists particularly. We predominantly fix:
We are SsangYong specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel SsangYong vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you on the road again.
The procedure of removing Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is essentially similar for most cars. Naturally it may differ somewhat as each make has their unique different fuel system. Having said that it still basically observes 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.
In case you have any questions or need help please Call us!
We are able to get you going again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
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