Putting Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot is a fairly typical problem. And exactly what you need to do about it depends upon several factors. Assuming you want to know what you need to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
Listed below are the main variables to to consider when determining whether to have a fuel drain:
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Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Peugeot 308?
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We would go to you to undertake the contaminated fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
When we have finished you are able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering nationwide coverage, for Peugeot motorists particularly. We predominantly attend to:
We are Peugeot specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Peugeot vehicles. Regardless of whether it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The technique of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence similar for the majority of vehicle makes. Of course it can vary slightly as every manufacturer has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still basically follows the following points:
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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