Filling Diesel in a Petrol Citroen is a regularly occurring problem. And what you should do about it depends upon various factors. If you want to know what you must do to sort it out then stay with me.
Listed below are the main factors to be aware of whenever figuring out whether to get your car drained:
Don't just have any untrained so-and-so to attend your vehicle. We are Citroen experts and have got the credentials and expertise necessary to ensure you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Citroen? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Citroen C4?
Give us a call and receive sincere guidance and sensible help for your precise situation
We are able to reach you to undertake the complete contaminated fuel drain & flush right there on scene
When we have completed you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering nationwide coverage, for Citroen motorists particularly. We mostly attend to:
We are Citroen specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Citroen vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going once again.
The technique of removing Diesel from a Petrol car is basically identical for most vehicles. Of course it does vary to some degree as every manufacturer has their own different fuel system. Nevertheless 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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