Putting Diesel in a Petrol Chevrolet is a very common error. And what you need to do about it is based on a number of factors. In case you would like to know what it is advisable to do to fix it then read on.
Let us discuss the main factors to be aware of when deciding whether or not to have the car drained:
Steer clear of getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your automobile. We are Chevrolet experts and possess the credentials and practical experience needed to make sure that you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Chevrolet? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Chevrolet Corvette?
Call us and get reliable guidance and sensible assistance for your precise circumstances
We would reach you to do the complete contaminated fuel removal & flush there on scene
As soon as we are done you can get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting national service, for Chevrolet motorists in particular. We typically attend to:
We are Chevrolet specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Chevrolet vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is basically identical for most cars. Of course it may vary to some extent as each manufacturer has their own distinct fuel system. However it still 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.
In case you have any concerns or want some help please Contact Us!
We can get you on the road once again.
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