Putting Diesel in a Petrol BMW is a usual problem. And what you should do about it varies according to a variety of things. If you want to find out what you should do to sort it out then keep reading.
Listed here the key factors to be aware of whenever choosing whether to have your car drained:
Keep away from getting any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your automobile. We are BMW specialists and have the certification and experience necessary to make sure that you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol BMW? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your BMW 728i?
Call us and obtain honest recommendations and practical assistance for your exact situation
We would reach you to do the fuel drain & flush there on scene
Once we are done you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering nationwide service, for BMW motorists especially. We predominantly attend to:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol BMW vehicles. Regardless of whether it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you going once again.
The technique of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially similar for a large number of vehicles. Needless to say it does differ somewhat as each brand has their unique distinct fuel system. However 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.
In the event that you have any questions or want help please Call us!
We are able to get you moving once again.
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