Putting Diesel in a Petrol BMW is a fairly typical problem. And what you want to do about it depends upon a few factors. If you would like to find out what you ought to do about it then read on.
Listed here are the main variables to take into consideration when choosing whether to have it drained:
Do not simply have any untrained so-and-so to attend your car. We are BMW experts and possess the qualifications and expertise necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol BMW? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your BMW 850i?
Call us and receive honest advice and sensible help for your particular circumstance
We are able to come to you to undertake the fuel drain & clean there on scene
When we are done you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide coverage, for BMW motorists especially. We predominantly deal with:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol BMW vehicles. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going once again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally exactly the same for virtually all vehicles. Obviously it can differ slightly as each make has their own different fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally 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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