Putting Diesel in a Petrol Honda is a regular problem. And exactly what you have to do about it depends upon various factors. In case you want to find out what you must do about it then stay with me.
Listed here are the main variables to take into consideration when making a decision whether or not to get the car drained:
Keep away from getting any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your car. We are Honda experts and hold the qualifications and knowledge needed to ensure you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Honda? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Honda CR-Z?
Give us a call and get genuine guidance and practical help for your exact situation
We would come to you to do the complete contaminated fuel retrieval & clean right there on scene
When we have finished you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting nationwide service, for Honda motorists especially. We predominantly attend:
We are Honda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Honda vehicles. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going again.
The system of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially the same for virtually all vehicles. Obviously it may vary to some extent as each brand has their own fuel system. However it still basically follows 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.
In case you have any queries or require some assistance please Call us!
We can get you on the road once again.
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