Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Audi is a regular problem. And its remedy depends on several different things. If you want to know what you must do about this then continue reading.
Right here are the key variables to think about whenever deciding whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Do not just have any jack-of-all-trades to attend your vehicle. We are Audi experts and hold the credentials and practical experience needed to ensure you are back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Audi? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Audi Allroad Quattro?
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We would go to you to undertake the contaminated fuel retrieval & purge right there on scene
As soon as we are done you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having national cover, for Audi motorists especially. We predominantly fix:
We are Audi specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Audi vehicles. Even if it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence exactly the same for the majority of vehicles. Needless to say it can vary somewhat as every make has their particular fuel system. Having said that it still basically 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.
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