Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Lexus is a well-known mistake to make. And exactly what you have to do about it is dependent upon a variety of factors. Assuming you would like to know what it is advisable to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
Here are the most important factors to to consider when deciding on whether to have your car drained:
Do not simply have any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Lexus experts and possess the qualifications and expertise needed to make sure that you are back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Lexus? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Lexus GS 460?
Give us a call and get honest advice and practical help for your precise situation
We are able to come to you to perform the complete fuel drain & cleanse there on scene
When we are done you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, boasting national service, for Lexus motorists especially. We principally fix:
We are Lexus specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Lexus vehicles. Whether it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going again.
The system of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence exactly the same for virtually all vehicles. Naturally it does differ slightly as each manufacturer has their unique fuel system. Even so it still essentially follows 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.
Should you have any enquiries or want some help please Call us!
We are able to get you going again.
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