Filling Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot is a very common mistake to make. And its solution hinges on a number of factors. If you want to know what to do about this then keep on reading.
Let us discuss the most crucial variables to be aware of when making a decision whether to get your car drained:
Avoid having any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Peugeot experts and have the credentials and expertise required to make certain you are back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Peugeot 207?
Give us a call and get straightforward recommendations and sensible assistance for your exact circumstances
We are able to go to you to do the complete fuel drain & clean there on scene
Once we are done you are able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting countrywide service, for Peugeot motorists particularly. We mostly deal with:
We are Peugeot specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Peugeot vehicles. Even if it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving again.
The procedure of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially identical for the majority of vehicles. Needless to say it can vary somewhat as each make has their particular different fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally follows 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.
If you have any questions or need some assistance please Contact Us!
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