Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Citroen is a common problem. And exactly what you want to do about it will depend on an assortment of things. If you want to know what you have to do to sort it out then continue reading.
Right here are the key factors to to consider whenever deciding whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Do not simply have any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Citroen specialists and have got the qualifications and working experience needed to ensure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Citroen? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Citroen Nemo?
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We are able to go to you to perform the full fuel retrieval & flush right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you are able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting nationwide cover, for Citroen motorists in particular. We mainly fix:
We are Citroen specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Citroen vehicles. Regardless of whether it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you going again.
The method of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence similar for a large number of cars. Naturally it does differ somewhat as each make has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still fundamentally adheres to the below 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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