Filling Diesel in a Petrol BMW is a usual mistake to make. And its remedy depends on several things. If you want to know what you ought to do about it then please read on.
Listed here are the main variables to think about whenever choosing whether or not to get your car drained:
Stay away from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are BMW experts and hold the skills and practical experience necessary to make certain you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol BMW? Or even put contaminated fuel in your BMW Z3?
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We would reach you to undertake the fuel drain & purge there on scene
As soon as we have completed you will be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting nationwide cover, for BMW motorists in particular. We principally deal with:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol BMW vehicles. Regardless of whether it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you going again.
The procedure of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially identical for virtually all motor vehicles. Naturally it does vary a little as every manufacturer has their own fuel system. Even so 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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