Putting Diesel in a Petrol Mini is a fairly typical error. And its solution is based on a variety of things. In the event that you want to find out what you have to do about this then continue reading.
Listed below are the key factors to be aware of whenever choosing whether or not to have your car drained:
Don't simply have any general so-and-so to attend your car. We are Mini experts and have the qualifications and practical experience needed to make certain you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Mini? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mini Cooper?
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The method of removing Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially similar for the majority of cars. Obviously it may differ a little as each manufacturer has their own fuel system. Having said that it still generally observes 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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