Filling Diesel in a Petrol Citroen is a fairly typical mistake to make. And its solution depends on several different factors. If perhaps you would like to know what you need to do to sort it out then please read on.
Listed below are the key factors to to consider when determining whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Don't just have any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Citroen specialists and have got the certification and experience required to make certain that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Citroen? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Citroen xM?
Contact us and get sincere guidance and sensible assistance for your specific situation
We would come to you to do the contaminated fuel removal & cleanse there on scene
When we are done you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering nationwide service, for Citroen motorists in particular. We primarily attend:
We are Citroen specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Citroen vehicles. Regardless of whether it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going once again.
The technique of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is fundamentally the same for virtually all motor vehicles. Obviously it may differ slightly as each make has their unique distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially 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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