Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot is a common mistake to make. And its solution varies according to several different factors. In the event that you would like to find out what to do to fix it then continue reading.
Listed below are the most crucial factors to think about when deciding whether or not to get your car drained:
Avoid getting any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your automobile. We are Peugeot experts and have got the qualifications and working experience necessary to make certain you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Peugeot 208?
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We are able to come to you to perform the fuel retrieval & purge right there on scene
When we are done you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having nationwide cover, for Peugeot motorists in particular. We mainly deal with:
We are Peugeot specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Peugeot vehicles. Regardless of whether it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you moving again.
The method of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally similar for the vast majority of vehicle makes. Of course it can differ to some extent as each manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally 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.
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