Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Lexus is a very common problem. And what you have to do about it varies according to various factors. In the event that you would like to know what you should do to fix it then keep on reading.
These are the most crucial variables to take into consideration whenever deciding on whether to have a fuel drain:
Don't simply get any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Lexus experts and possess the credentials and expertise necessary to make certain that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Lexus? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Lexus IS 200?
Call us and get genuine recommendations and sensible help for your precise circumstances
We are able to come to you to carry out the complete fuel removal & clean there on scene
As soon as we are done you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Lexus motorists especially. We predominantly attend to:
We are Lexus specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Lexus vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving once again.
The system of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence the same for the majority of vehicles. Needless to say it can vary a little as every brand has their particular distinct fuel system. However 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.
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