Putting Diesel in a Petrol Mazda is a fairly typical mistake to make. And its solution will depend on a variety of factors. If perhaps you want to know what it is advisable to do to fix it then continue reading.
These are the main factors to take into account when deciding whether or not to have it drained:
Don't just get any unqualified mechanic to try to drain your vehicle. We are Mazda experts and have got the skills and practical experience required to make certain you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Mazda? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mazda Mx-3?
Contact us and receive sincere advice and practical help for your exact circumstances
We are able to go to you to carry out the full fuel drain & clean there on scene
Once we are done you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting countrywide coverage, for Mazda motorists particularly. We principally attend:
We are Mazda specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Mazda vehicles. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going again.
The system of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially identical for the majority of cars. Needless to say it can differ a little as every manufacturer has their particular fuel system. Even so it still essentially adheres to the following 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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