Filling Diesel in a Petrol Audi is a common problem. And what you have to do about it hinges on several factors. In case you want to find out what you must do about it then read on.
Let us discuss the most crucial variables to be aware of whenever choosing whether to get your car drained:
Don't simply get any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your automobile. We are Audi specialists and possess the certification and working experience necessary to make sure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Audi? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Audi A5 Quattro?
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We are able to reach you to perform the complete contaminated fuel removal & clean right there on scene
As soon as we have finished you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting national service, for Audi motorists in particular. We predominantly attend to:
We are Audi specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Audi vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going once again.
The process of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally the same for the vast majority of vehicles. Needless to say it does vary a little as every manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. Even so it still essentially follows the following 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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