Filling Diesel in a Petrol Citroen is a regularly occurring problem. And its remedy hinges on an assortment of things. Assuming you would like to find out what you ought to do about this then read on.
Let us discuss the main factors to take into consideration whenever determining whether or not to get the car drained:
Don't just get any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your automobile. We are Citroen experts and have got the accreditation and knowledge needed to make sure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Citroen? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Citroen C1?
Give us a call and obtain genuine recommendations and sensible help for your particular circumstances
We would go to you to undertake the complete fuel removal & purge there on scene
Once we are done you will be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having national service, for Citroen motorists particularly. We primarily attend:
We are Citroen specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Citroen vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going again.
The process of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally similar for a large number of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it does differ somewhat as each manufacturer has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally observes the below principles:
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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We can get you moving again.
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