Filling Diesel in a Petrol Honda is a very common mistake to make. And what you want to do about it is dependent upon a number of things. If you want to find out what you should do to fix it then keep reading.
Right here are the main factors to take into account whenever making a decision whether or not to get your car drained:
Do not simply get any unqualified so-and-so to attend your vehicle. We are Honda specialists and possess the certification and practical experience needed to ensure you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Honda? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Honda HR-V?
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We are able to go to you to perform the fuel drain & purge there on scene
As soon as we are done you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting countrywide service, for Honda motorists especially. We typically attend to:
We are Honda specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Honda vehicles. Whether it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going once again.
The technique of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically identical for a large number of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it can differ to some extent as each make has their particular different fuel system. Even so it still essentially 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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