Filling Diesel in a Petrol BMW is a regularly occurring problem. And its remedy will depend on a number of factors. Assuming you would like to know what you must do about this then keep on reading.
Listed here the main factors to think about when making a decision whether to have a fuel drain:
Keep away from getting any unqualified mechanic to try to drain your vehicle. We are BMW specialists and possess the certification and working experience necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol BMW? Or even put contaminated fuel in your BMW 840i?
Call us and get honest advice and sensible assistance for your specific circumstance
We can reach you to perform the full contaminated fuel drain & flush there on scene
As soon as we are done you are able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having national coverage, for BMW motorists particularly. We mostly attend to:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol BMW vehicles. Regardless of whether it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going again.
The technique of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is basically similar for a large number of vehicles. Naturally it can differ a little as every brand has their unique different fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally observes the below guidelines:
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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We are able to get you going again.
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