Putting Diesel in a Petrol Honda is a common mistake to make. And exactly what you should do about it hinges on a few things. Assuming you would like to find out what you must do about it then keep reading.
Here are the main variables to to consider whenever choosing whether or not to have the car drained:
Steer clear of getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your automobile. We are Honda experts and hold the accreditation and knowledge needed to ensure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Honda? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Honda Prelude?
Contact us and get genuine guidance and sensible help for your precise circumstances
We can go to you to undertake the complete contaminated fuel drain & clean 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, having national service, for Honda motorists in particular. We mainly fix:
We are Honda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Honda vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going again.
The method of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is generally the same for virtually all vehicles. Obviously it does vary a bit as each make has their particular different fuel system. Even so it still fundamentally observes the below 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.
In case you have any concerns or need some help please Call us!
We can get you going once again.
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