Filling Diesel in a Petrol Citroen is a well-known mistake to make. And its remedy hinges on a few factors. Assuming you want to know what you should do about it then keep reading.
Here are the key factors to think about whenever deciding whether to have a fuel drain:
Don't simply have any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your automobile. We are Citroen specialists and possess the accreditation and experience required to ensure that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Citroen? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Citroen Evasion?
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We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting nationwide coverage, for Citroen motorists in particular. We mostly attend to:
We are Citroen specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Citroen vehicles. Whether it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you moving again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially similar for a large number of vehicles. As you can imagine it may vary a little as every brand has their particular different fuel system. Nevertheless it still 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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