Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol BMW is a regularly occurring problem. And its solution will depend on several factors. If you want to find out what you should do to fix it then please read on.
These are the key variables to take into account whenever choosing whether to get a fuel drain:
Do not just have any unqualified mechanic to try to drain your car. We are BMW specialists and possess the qualifications and working experience necessary to make certain that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol BMW? Or even put contaminated fuel in your BMW M3 Cabrio?
Call us and receive honest recommendations and practical assistance for your precise situation
We would reach you to undertake the complete fuel retrieval & cleanse there on scene
As soon as we are done you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting national coverage, for BMW motorists especially. We mainly attend to:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol BMW vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you moving once again.
The process of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is generally the same for most vehicles. Needless to say it can differ a bit as every brand has their particular fuel system. Even so it still essentially 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.
Should you have any concerns or need our help please Call us!
We can get you moving again.
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