Putting Diesel in a Petrol Aston Martin is a common problem. And what you have to do about it will depend on a number of factors. If perhaps you want to find out what you have to do about this then keep reading.
These are the most crucial variables to think about whenever making a decision whether or not to get the car drained:
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Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Aston Martin? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Aston Martin Vantage?
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We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering nationwide service, for Aston Martin motorists particularly. We predominantly fix:
We are Aston Martin specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Aston Martin vehicles. Even if it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you on the road again.
The system of removing Diesel from a Petrol car is generally exactly the same for most vehicles. Obviously it can differ to some degree as each manufacturer has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still generally follows the following 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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