Filling Diesel in a Petrol Daihatsu is a fairly typical mistake to make. And what you should do about it depends upon a variety of things. In the event that you want to find out what to do to sort it out then continue reading.
Listed below are the main variables to be aware of whenever making a decision whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Don't simply get any untrained so-and-so to try to drain your automobile. We are Daihatsu specialists and hold the credentials and experience needed to ensure you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Daihatsu? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Daihatsu Move GxL?
Give us a call and obtain honest guidance and practical assistance for your particular circumstance
We are able to come to you to undertake the full contaminated fuel drain & flush there on scene
As soon as we are done you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Daihatsu motorists in particular. We typically attend to:
We are Daihatsu specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Daihatsu vehicles. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road again.
The technique of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically identical for the majority of cars. Of course it does differ to some degree as each brand has their unique different fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially observes the following guidelines:
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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