Filling Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot is a very common mistake to make. And what you want to do about it varies according to an assortment of factors. If you want to know what it is best to do to sort it out then continue reading.
These are the most important factors to to consider whenever deciding whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Do not simply get any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your car. We are Peugeot experts and have the accreditation and expertise necessary to ensure you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Peugeot 406?
Call us and receive reliable recommendations and sensible help for your exact situation
We are able to reach you to perform the fuel removal & flush there on scene
When we are done you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting nationwide service, for Peugeot motorists particularly. We typically attend:
We are Peugeot specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Peugeot vehicles. No matter if it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you on the road once again.
The method of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially identical for a large number of vehicle makes. Naturally it can differ a little as every make has their own distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally follows the below 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.
Should you have any questions or want assistance please Call us!
We can get you on the road once again.
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