Putting Diesel in a Petrol Honda is a common mistake to make. And what you want to do about it varies according to an assortment of factors. In case you would like to know what you have to do to fix it then stay with me.
Listed here are the main variables to consider when determining whether to have your car drained:
Avoid getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your vehicle. We are Honda experts and hold the accreditation and knowledge required to make sure that you are back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Honda? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Honda Integra Type-R?
Call us and receive genuine guidance and practical help for your precise situation
We would come to you to do the full contaminated fuel retrieval & cleanse there on scene
As soon as we have finished you will be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting nationwide coverage, for Honda motorists in particular. We predominantly attend:
We are Honda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Honda vehicles. Regardless of whether it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going again.
The process of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence similar for most vehicle makes. As you can imagine it can vary slightly as each brand has their own distinct fuel system. Even so it still basically adheres to the following guidelines:
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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