Putting Diesel in a Petrol Aston Martin is a well-known error. And exactly what you have to do about it varies according to a few things. Assuming you want to find out what you should do to fix it then stay with me.
Here are the key factors to take into account whenever choosing whether to get a fuel drain:
Do not simply have any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Aston Martin specialists and hold the accreditation and practical experience necessary to make certain that you are 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 One 77?
Give us a call and get reliable advice and practical assistance for your particular situation
We can come to you to undertake the fuel removal & clean right there on scene
Once we have finished you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having countrywide service, for Aston Martin motorists particularly. We principally attend to:
We are Aston Martin specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Aston Martin vehicles. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving again.
The technique of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is fundamentally similar for virtually all cars. Naturally it may vary slightly as each make has their particular different fuel system. Even so it still basically adheres to the below points:
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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