petrol/deisel fill auto difference

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petrol/deisel fill auto difference

Postby jeffers » Thu Apr 21, 2016 11:56 am

hello again.
Anyone know does the QQ have that fail safe system whereby it wont let you put in the wrong fuel i.e. petrol in a diesel engine and vice verce.

Cant find any reference to this and certainly don't want to experiment Ha! Ha! :lol:
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Re: petrol/deisel fill auto difference

Postby F1 Bob » Thu Apr 21, 2016 2:20 pm

Not as far as I know. Our new Pulsar diesel does not have anything other tan a diesel only sticker inside the filler flap.
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Re: petrol/deisel fill auto difference

Postby gvmdaddy » Thu Apr 21, 2016 2:44 pm

As already said. No, just a sticker to remind you.
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Re: petrol/deisel fill auto difference

Postby switchback » Thu Apr 21, 2016 2:57 pm

Pretty sure a diesel pump nozzle is too big to fit in a petrol filler.
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Re: petrol/deisel fill auto difference

Postby paulyoung666 » Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:57 pm

It is ....
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Re: petrol/deisel fill auto difference

Postby Dr_Niss » Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:34 pm

There is a gadget you can buy to stop you putting petrol into a diesel but I stopped using mine as it kept blowing back and stopping the pump.
The Kuga I had before had a nifty built in valve instead of a filler cap that did the job well, not that I have made a mistake since swapping to diesel, hope I'm not tempting fate!
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Re: petrol/deisel fill auto difference

Postby johnbull » Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:41 pm

Hi Mine does, but it is aftermarket fit. I have had it on my last 3 Qashqais, a petrol nozzle will not activate the opening mechanism. petrol is smaller diameter I believe. But NO the Qashqai doesn't come with one as standard fit
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Re: petrol/deisel fill auto difference

Postby switchback » Fri Apr 22, 2016 8:19 am

johnbull wrote:Hi Mine does, but it is aftermarket fit. I have had it on my last 3 Qashqais, a petrol nozzle will not activate the opening mechanism.


Can you remember the make and model of this device.............................any blowback problems when filling?
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Re: petrol/deisel fill auto difference

Postby Hound » Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:11 pm

I have a device that helps me avoid putting petrol in a diesel car or vice versa.

It's called my brain! :D
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