Putting Diesel in a Petrol Mazda is a well-known mistake to make. And exactly what you should do about it is determined by a few factors. If you would like to know what you must do about this then please read on.
Here are the most important variables to think about when deciding on whether to get the car drained:
Keep away from getting any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your vehicle. We are Mazda experts and have got the qualifications and knowledge necessary to make certain that you are back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Mazda? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mazda 5 MZR?
Contact us and obtain sincere guidance and sensible assistance for your particular situation
We are able to reach you to undertake the full contaminated fuel retrieval & purge right there on scene
When we have completed you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering national coverage, for Mazda motorists in particular. We primarily deal with:
We are Mazda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mazda vehicles. Even if it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going once again.
The technique of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally similar for virtually all vehicle makes. As you can imagine it can differ slightly as every manufacturer has their particular different fuel system. However it still 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.
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