Putting Diesel in a Petrol BMW is a regularly occurring error. And what you need to do about it hinges on several factors. If perhaps you want to find out what you have to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
Listed below are the key variables to think about whenever determining whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Do not simply get any untrained so-and-so to attend your car. We are BMW specialists and possess the accreditation and experience required to make certain that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol BMW? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your BMW 750Li xDrive?
Call us and receive reliable advice and sensible assistance for your particular situation
We are able to come to you to do the complete contaminated fuel removal & clean right there on scene
When we are done you can get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering nationwide service, for BMW motorists particularly. We primarily deal with:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol BMW vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going once again.
The method of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially the same for the majority of motor vehicles. Of course it can vary a bit as each make has their unique different fuel system. Having said that it still essentially adheres to 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.
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