Filling Diesel in a Petrol Daihatsu is a usual error. And what you have to do about it varies according to several different things. Assuming you want to find out what you ought to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
Let us discuss the most important factors to think about whenever choosing whether or not to have the car drained:
Refrain from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Daihatsu experts and have the qualifications and experience required to make sure that you are back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Daihatsu? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Daihatsu Sirion?
Give us a call and get reliable recommendations and sensible help for your particular situation
We would go to you to perform the complete fuel drain & purge there on scene
As soon as we have finished you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, boasting nationwide service, for Daihatsu motorists especially. We mostly fix:
We are Daihatsu specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Daihatsu vehicles. Whether it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you moving again.
The technique of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally the same for the vast majority of motor vehicles. Needless to say it may differ to some degree as each manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. However it still generally observes 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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