Putting Diesel in a Petrol Mazda is a usual mistake to make. And exactly what you should do about it is dependent upon a variety of things. Assuming you would like to know what you have to do about this then stay with me.
Listed below are the main variables to take into account whenever deciding on whether to have a fuel drain:
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Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Mazda? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mazda 6 MZR?
Contact us and receive honest guidance and sensible assistance for your exact circumstances
We would go to you to perform the complete fuel retrieval & clean right there on scene
Once we have completed you can get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having countrywide cover, for Mazda motorists especially. We predominantly fix:
We are Mazda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mazda vehicles. No matter if it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going again.
The technique of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally identical for a large number of vehicles. Needless to say it can vary slightly as each brand has their particular different fuel system. Even so it still 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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