Putting Diesel in a Petrol Audi is a regular mistake. And what you should do about it varies according to a number of things. In the event that you would like to find out what you ought to do about it then stay with me.
These are the key factors to consider whenever figuring out whether to have a fuel drain:
Don't simply get any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Audi experts and have got the certification and working experience required to make certain you get back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Audi? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Audi S8?
Call us and obtain honest guidance and sensible help for your precise situation
We would reach you to do the contaminated fuel retrieval & clean right there on scene
When we are done you can get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having countrywide coverage, for Audi motorists especially. We primarily deal with:
We are Audi specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Audi vehicles. No matter if it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you on the road once again.
The procedure of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally exactly the same for a large number of motor vehicles. As you can imagine it does differ slightly as every manufacturer has their particular fuel system. Having said that it still basically observes 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.
In the event that you have any questions or want some assistance please Call us!
We can get you on the road once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET