Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Lexus is a regular problem. And exactly what you should do about it hinges on an assortment of factors. In the event that you want to know what it is advisable to do about it then continue reading.
Listed below are the most crucial factors to keep in mind when deciding on whether to get your car drained:
Do not just have any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your car. We are Lexus experts and have got the skills and practical experience required to ensure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Lexus? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Lexus CT 200h?
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The method of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is basically identical for the majority of cars. Of course it may differ to some extent as every manufacturer has their unique different fuel system. Having said that it still generally follows 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.
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