Filling Diesel in a Petrol Citroen is a usual error. And what you need to do about it is based on an assortment of factors. If perhaps you would like to know what you need to do to fix it then please read on.
Right here are the key variables to think about whenever choosing whether to get a fuel drain:
Avoid having any unqualified mechanic to try to drain your car. We are Citroen specialists and hold the qualifications and practical experience required to make sure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Citroen? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Citroen DS3?
Call us and receive genuine advice and practical assistance for your exact circumstance
We can go to you to carry out the complete contaminated fuel drain & clean right there on scene
Once we have completed you are able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering countrywide service, for Citroen motorists especially. We typically deal with:
We are Citroen specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Citroen vehicles. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you on the road once again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially exactly the same for virtually all vehicles. As you can imagine it does vary somewhat as every brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Even so it still adheres to 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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