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I’ve Put Wrong Fuel in Kia, What to Do Now?

Put wrong fuel in Kia? Don’t panic, a lot of us make this mistake of putting the wrong fuel in our vehicles. In-fact every four minutes 1 person makes this error. It is an easy mistake to make and once you make this mistake a sudden panic kicks in and you think the Kia engine is ruined and you are going to face a huge bill for the lapse in concentration.

When you fill a diesel Kia with petrol there is a serious risk that you will damage your Kia engine. Petrol acts as a solvent with repairs coming up to hundreds or even thousands of pounds if the engine ceases as the contaminated fuel goes through the system. Metal particles from the pump could be deposited in the fuel which risks further damage.

Kia Wrong Fuel Experts

If you’ve mistakenly put wrong fuel in your Kia, don’t panic as GMM1 has the right solution for your Kia. We cover all Kia models. What to do when you realize that you have put wrong fuel in your Kia, if you haven’t started your Kia’s engine don’t start it. If possible, put your Kia in neutral and ask for help to shift it to a safe spot. GMM1 has expert Kia wrong fuel engineers who drain your Kia’s engine at the cheapest online prices.

Wrong Fuel Drained from Kia

The best way to get your Kia back on the road is to drain the Kia tank and get the filter cleaned or replaced. Fortunately, all these services are available at GMM1 and are done by experts with years of experience in this field. This is the best way to protect your Kia engine from damage.

However, don’t be harsh on yourself as hundreds of thousands of drivers have done the same, 150,000 a year to be precise, so you are not alone.

Some Wrong Fuel Facts

One person every four minutes fills their vehicle with wrong fuel which can wreak havoc on the interior workings, with repair bills amounting to hundreds of millions of pounds every year. Putting diesel in a petrol Kia engine will cause your engine to cut out and stop working. As diesel doesn’t ignite in the same way that petrol does, the spark plugs which ignite the fuel in your petrol engine will have no effect.

If you have misfuelled your Kia , follow these simple steps to get your engine started.

  • If you want to get your Kia engine to start again, all the fuel needs to be flushed from the fuel system and replaced with petrol or diesel. Call GMM1 now to get wrong fuel drained from your Kia by our wrong fuel experts.
  • It’s hard to fill a petrol tank with diesel because diesel fuel nozzles are designed to not fit in petrol cars.
  • However, it is all too easy to accidentally fill your diesel-fuelled Kia with petrol.
  • Petrol does a lot of damage to your diesel engine as it finishes the lubricant used to keep it ticking over and cause metal components to grate against each other which causes them to crack and decompose.
  • This just doesn’t damage the fuel pump and injection systems, it can also destroy the engine completely.
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What If Wrong Fuel is Not Flushed Properly From Kia?

If wrong fuel is not drained properly from your Kia, in a best case scenario, the fuel pump and injection systems will likely need to be replaced, but depending on the extent of the damage the entire engine could be wrecked beyond repair. Don’t despair as GMM1 has all the latest equipment alongside technical expertise needed to clean your Kia engine and get you back on road ASAP.

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