Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Bentley is a usual mistake to make. And its solution depends on various factors. In the event that you want to know what it is advisable to do about it then continue reading.
Listed here are the key variables to take into consideration whenever deciding whether or not to have it drained:
Don't just get any unqualified so-and-so to attend your vehicle. We are Bentley experts and hold the skills and experience required to make sure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Bentley? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Bentley Continental Flying Spur?
Contact us and get honest recommendations and practical help for your particular circumstances
We can reach you to do the complete fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
As soon as we have finished you can get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering national cover, for Bentley motorists especially. We typically attend:
We are Bentley specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Bentley vehicles. Whether it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going again.
The procedure of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially similar for the majority of vehicle makes. Naturally it can differ slightly as each make has their particular fuel system. However it still essentially follows the following points:
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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