Filling Diesel in a Petrol BMW is a regularly occurring error. And what you should do about it will depend on a variety of things. In the event that you want to find out what you have to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
Right here are the main factors to consider whenever figuring out whether or not to have the car drained:
Don't just get any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your car. We are BMW specialists and have got the skills and experience needed to make certain that you are back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol BMW? Or even put contaminated fuel in your BMW 316i?
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We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting national cover, for BMW motorists in particular. We primarily deal with:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol BMW vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you on the road once again.
The method of removing Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally similar for most motor vehicles. Of course it does vary a bit as every manufacturer has their own distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically adheres to 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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