Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Honda is a usual error. And its remedy will depend on several things. In the event that you want to find out what it is best to do to fix it then please read on.
Here are the main factors to take into account when deciding whether to have your car drained:
Stay away from getting any unqualified mechanic to try to fix your automobile. We are Honda specialists and have the certification and knowledge needed to make certain you are back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Honda? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Honda Accord?
Call us and receive genuine advice and sensible help for your precise situation
We would come to you to carry out the complete fuel removal & purge there on scene
When we have completed you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having nationwide cover, for Honda motorists especially. We mostly deal with:
We are Honda specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Honda vehicles. Regardless of whether it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going again.
The technique of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is fundamentally similar for virtually all vehicle makes. Needless to say it can vary slightly as each brand has their own different fuel system. However it still basically 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.
Should you have any enquiries or want some help please Contact Us!
We are able to get you moving again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET