Filling Diesel in a Petrol Daihatsu is a regularly occurring problem. And its solution is determined by a number of things. If you would like to find out what it is advisable to do about this then please read on.
Listed below are the main variables to be aware of when deciding on whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Do not just have any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Daihatsu specialists and have got the skills and experience necessary to make certain you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Daihatsu? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Daihatsu Gran Move Cx?
Call us and receive straightforward advice and practical assistance for your exact circumstance
We can reach you to perform the complete fuel retrieval & purge right there on scene
When we are done you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting national cover, for Daihatsu motorists in particular. We mainly fix:
We are Daihatsu specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Daihatsu vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you on the road again.
The system of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially similar for the vast majority of cars. Needless to say it does vary to some extent as each make has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still essentially follows 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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