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We have put petrol in my diesel navara and it won't start.

Customer Question

We have put petrol in my diesel navara and it won't start . Need to drain it but can't find drain plug
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: Yes it turns over battery couple years old
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: Nissan d40 2008 outlaw series
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just trying to drain petrol out so far . We are out the bush so will try ourselves
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No . My husband is going to try drain and clean all lines . Would the petrol of got to the injectors ?
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Greg replied 10 months ago.

Hi .

Was the petrol that you added a lot was the tank empty when you filled with petrol .

Trying to see what your diesel and petrol mix ratio is .

see if you can let me know how much fuel was in the tank before you accidently added petrol.