Putting Diesel in a Petrol Dacia is a regular problem. And what you need to do about it is determined by a number of things. In case you want to know what it is advisable to do to fix it then please read on.
Here are the main factors to consider whenever determining whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Don't simply have any untrained so-and-so to try to drain your automobile. We are Dacia experts and have got the skills and working experience necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Dacia? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Dacia Logan?
Contact us and receive honest advice and practical assistance for your precise circumstances
We can reach you to do the full contaminated fuel drain & clean right there on scene
As soon as we are done you can get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering countrywide coverage, for Dacia motorists particularly. We mostly attend:
We are Dacia specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Dacia vehicles. Even if it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you going once again.
The method of removing Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally identical for the vast majority of vehicles. Needless to say it may vary a bit as each manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally adheres to the following 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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