Filling Diesel in a Petrol Honda is a very common mistake. And its solution will depend on an assortment of things. In the event that you would like to know what you must do to sort it out then stay with me.
Here are the main factors to consider when making a decision whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Do not simply have any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Honda specialists and possess the credentials and practical experience required to ensure that you get back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Honda? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Honda Civic DSi VTEC Hybrid?
Contact us and get sincere guidance and sensible assistance for your particular circumstance
We are able to reach you to carry out the complete fuel removal & clean right there on scene
Once we are done you are able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering national service, for Honda motorists especially. We principally fix:
We are Honda specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Honda vehicles. Whether it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The process of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially similar for the vast majority of cars. As you can imagine it can vary a little as each make has their particular distinct fuel system. Even so it still generally 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.
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