Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Honda is a fairly typical error. And its remedy depends upon several factors. In the event that you want to know what to do to fix it then please read on.
Listed below are the main factors to think about when deciding whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Don't simply have any general so-and-so to attend your vehicle. We are Honda experts and have the credentials and practical experience needed to make certain you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Honda? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Honda Civic DSi?
Call us and obtain genuine guidance and practical help for your particular circumstances
We would reach you to undertake the contaminated fuel removal & cleanse right there on scene
Once we are done you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, boasting national service, for Honda motorists especially. We mainly fix:
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 home, we are able to get you going again.
The method of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally identical for a large number of motor vehicles. Obviously it can vary to some degree as every manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially follows the following 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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