Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Audi is a well-known error. And what you should do about it hinges on various things. If you want to know what you should do about it then keep on reading.
Listed here are the most crucial factors to take into consideration whenever deciding on whether to have it drained:
Don't just get any unqualified so-and-so to try to drain your automobile. We are Audi experts and have the certification and working experience necessary to make certain you get back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Audi? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Audi A3?
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We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Audi motorists in particular. We typically attend to:
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The system of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is generally similar for a large number of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it may differ to some degree as each make has their own fuel system. Even so it still basically observes 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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