Filling Diesel in a Petrol Audi is a common mistake to make. And what you want to do about it depends upon a number of factors. In case you would like to find out what you have to do about it then keep on reading.
Let us discuss the most crucial variables to be aware of when deciding on whether to get it drained:
Stay away from having any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Audi experts and hold the accreditation and practical experience required to make certain you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Audi? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Audi A1?
Call us and get sincere guidance and sensible assistance for your exact circumstance
We are able to go to you to carry out the full contaminated fuel removal & cleanse there on scene
When we are done you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Audi motorists especially. We mostly deal with:
We are Audi specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Audi vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving again.
The method of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is generally the same for the majority of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it may vary to some degree as every manufacturer has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still observes the following principles:
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.
Should you have any concerns or want some assistance please Contact Us!
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