Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Honda is a well-known mistake to make. And exactly what you want to do about it is based on several different things. In case you want to know what it is advisable to do to sort it out then keep reading.
These are the most important factors to consider whenever determining whether to have your car drained:
Keep away from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Honda experts and have the qualifications and practical experience necessary to make certain that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Honda? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Honda NSx-T?
Contact us and get sincere guidance and practical assistance for your particular situation
We can come to you to perform the full fuel removal & clean there on scene
As soon as we have completed you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting national service, for Honda motorists particularly. We typically attend:
We are Honda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Honda vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving once again.
The technique of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially identical for the majority of vehicles. Of course it may vary to some extent as every manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. Even so it still basically adheres to the below 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.
In case you have any questions or require help please Contact Us!
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