Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol BMW is a regularly occurring mistake to make. And its remedy is dependent upon various things. In the event that you want to know what you ought to do to fix it then please read on.
Listed here are the most important factors to keep in mind whenever determining whether or not to have your car drained:
Do not just have any unqualified mechanic to try to fix your vehicle. We are BMW specialists and have the qualifications and knowledge needed to make certain you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol BMW? Or even put contaminated fuel in your BMW 535i?
Give us a call and obtain sincere advice and practical help for your exact situation
We can reach you to perform the full fuel retrieval & flush right there on scene
As soon as we are done you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having countrywide coverage, for BMW motorists in particular. We principally deal with:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol BMW vehicles. No matter if it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going once again.
The technique of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally identical for virtually all vehicles. Of course it does vary to some degree as every brand has their own different fuel system. However it still essentially follows the below 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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