Putting Diesel in a Petrol BMW is a very common mistake to make. And what you want to do about it will depend on an assortment of factors. If perhaps you would like to know what to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
Listed here are the most important variables to take into consideration when figuring out whether or not to get a fuel drain:
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Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol BMW? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your BMW 730i?
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The process of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence similar for a large number of cars. As you can imagine it does vary to some extent as every brand has their own fuel system. However it still generally adheres to 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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