Filling Diesel in a Petrol Cadillac is a fairly typical mistake to make. And what you need to do about it is dependent upon a few factors. If perhaps you would like to find out what you need to do to fix it then please read on.
Listed here are the key factors to keep in mind when figuring out whether to have a fuel drain:
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By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Cadillac? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Cadillac BLS?
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The method of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is basically similar for most vehicles. As you can imagine it does vary slightly as each manufacturer has their own different fuel system. However it still essentially follows the below 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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