Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Aston Martin is a usual problem. And its solution varies according to several different things. In the event that you want to find out what it is advisable to do about it then keep on reading.
Let us discuss the most crucial factors to to consider when making a decision whether to get a fuel drain:
Refrain from having any general so-and-so to try to drain your vehicle. We are Aston Martin specialists and hold the credentials and experience required to ensure you get back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Aston Martin? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Aston Martin DB9?
Contact us and receive straightforward advice and practical assistance for your precise situation
We can go to you to undertake the complete fuel drain & purge there on scene
When we are done you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having nationwide coverage, for Aston Martin motorists in particular. We mainly attend:
We are Aston Martin specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Aston Martin vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you on the road once again.
The process of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially the same for the majority of vehicles. Naturally it does differ somewhat as each manufacturer has their unique fuel system. Even so it still basically follows the below guidelines:
When someone has put Diesel in a Petrol 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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