Putting Diesel in a Petrol BMW is a fairly typical problem. And its solution is determined by a variety of factors. If perhaps you would like to know what to do about it then stay with me.
These are the most important variables to think about whenever deciding whether to have the car drained:
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We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for BMW motorists especially. We typically deal with:
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The procedure of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence identical for the vast majority of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it can differ a bit as each manufacturer has their own different fuel system. Nevertheless it still 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.
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