Filling Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot is a well-known error. And its solution depends on several different factors. If perhaps you want to know what it is advisable to do to sort it out then please read on.
These are the main factors to take into account when making a decision whether to have a fuel drain:
Steer clear of getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your automobile. We are Peugeot specialists and hold the qualifications and working experience needed to make certain you are back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Peugeot 508?
Give us a call and receive reliable recommendations and practical help for your precise situation
We are able to reach you to perform the full contaminated fuel removal & flush there on scene
Once we have completed you can get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering national service, for Peugeot motorists particularly. We mostly fix:
We are Peugeot specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Peugeot vehicles. Even if it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you moving again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is basically the same for a large number of vehicle makes. Naturally it may differ a little as every manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. Even so it still essentially adheres to 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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We can get you going again.
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