Putting Diesel in a Petrol Dacia is a fairly typical mistake to make. And what you should do about it is dependent upon several factors. In the event that you want to find out what you have to do to sort it out then please read on.
Here are the most important factors to take into consideration whenever choosing whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Don't simply have any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Dacia experts and possess the skills and practical experience required to make certain you are back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Dacia? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Dacia Sandero?
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We would go to you to perform the fuel removal & cleanse right there on scene
When we have completed you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting nationwide cover, for Dacia motorists especially. We mainly deal with:
We are Dacia specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Dacia vehicles. Even if it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The technique of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is generally similar for most motor vehicles. Of course it may differ somewhat as every manufacturer has their own distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically 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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