Filling Diesel in a Petrol Citroen is a very common mistake to make. And its solution is dependent upon a few factors. If perhaps you would like to know what you must do to fix it then continue reading.
Listed here are the most crucial variables to be aware of when figuring out whether to have the car drained:
Do not simply get any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Citroen specialists and hold the accreditation and knowledge needed to ensure you are back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Citroen? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Citroen C2?
Call us and receive sincere advice and sensible assistance for your particular situation
We can come to you to undertake the complete contaminated fuel removal & cleanse there on scene
Once we are done you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having nationwide cover, for Citroen motorists especially. We typically attend:
We are Citroen specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Citroen vehicles. Even if it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going once again.
The procedure of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is basically similar for virtually all motor vehicles. As you can imagine it can vary a little as every make has their unique fuel system. Even so it still generally adheres to 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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