Filling Diesel in a Petrol Citroen is a common mistake to make. And exactly what you need to do about it will depend on a number of things. In case you would like to find out what you must do to sort it out then please read on.
Right here are the most crucial variables to think about when determining whether to get a fuel drain:
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Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Citroen? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Citroen C6?
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The system of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence the same for a large number of vehicles. Of course it may vary a bit as each manufacturer has their own distinct fuel system. Even so it still essentially adheres to 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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