Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot is a regular error. And what you need to do about it hinges on several different things. In the event that you want to know what to do about this then keep reading.
Here are the most crucial variables to consider when determining whether to have a fuel drain:
Avoid having any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Peugeot experts and have the credentials and knowledge needed to make certain you are back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Peugeot 5008?
Contact us and receive genuine advice and practical help for your specific circumstance
We can go to you to undertake the fuel removal & cleanse right there on scene
As soon as we are done you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering nationwide service, for Peugeot motorists especially. We mostly attend:
We are Peugeot specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Peugeot vehicles. Even if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you on the road again.
The procedure of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially exactly the same for the majority of vehicle makes. Of course it does vary a bit as each brand has their own distinct fuel system. Even so it still adheres to 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.
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