Putting Diesel in a Petrol Audi is a common mistake to make. And what you have to do about it depends on several things. In case you want to know what you need to do about this then please read on.
Listed below are the most important factors to be aware of whenever choosing whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Don't just get any general so-and-so to attend your car. We are Audi experts and possess the credentials and knowledge necessary to make sure that you get back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Audi? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Audi A4?
Call us and obtain genuine advice and practical help for your particular circumstance
We can go to you to perform the complete fuel retrieval & purge right there on scene
Once we are done you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having national coverage, for Audi motorists in particular. We mainly attend:
We are Audi specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Audi vehicles. Whether it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving again.
The process of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is fundamentally identical for virtually all motor vehicles. Of course it does vary a bit as every make has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still fundamentally observes 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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