Filling Diesel in a Petrol Daihatsu is a fairly typical problem. And its solution will depend on a number of things. If you want to find out what you need to do about this then please read on.
Listed below are the key variables to take into consideration whenever determining whether to get a fuel drain:
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Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Daihatsu? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Daihatsu YRV?
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We would reach you to undertake the complete fuel removal & cleanse there on scene
When we have finished you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Daihatsu motorists in particular. We predominantly attend:
We are Daihatsu specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Daihatsu vehicles. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road once again.
The system of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is generally the same for the majority of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it may differ to some degree as every make has their particular distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially adheres to the below 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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