Putting Diesel in a Petrol BMW is a usual problem. And exactly what you have to do about it will depend on an assortment of factors. If perhaps you want to find out what you ought to do about it then keep reading.
Right here are the main factors to to consider when figuring out whether or not to get your car drained:
Avoid getting any untrained so-and-so to try to repair your car. We are BMW experts and hold the accreditation and expertise required to ensure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol BMW? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your BMW ActiveHybrid 7L?
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We are able to go to you to carry out the complete fuel retrieval & clean there on scene
Once we have completed you can get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having national service, for BMW motorists especially. We typically deal with:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol BMW vehicles. Whether it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going once again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically exactly the same for virtually all vehicle makes. As you can imagine it does vary slightly as each make has their own different fuel system. However it still generally follows the following 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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