Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot is a regularly occurring problem. And what you have to do about it varies according to several different things. If you would like to know what it is best to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
Let us discuss the main variables to be aware of whenever making a decision whether to get it drained:
Don't simply have any unqualified mechanic to try to drain your automobile. We are Peugeot experts and possess the qualifications and expertise needed to make sure that you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Peugeot 607?
Contact us and receive sincere advice and practical assistance for your precise circumstance
We would go to you to perform the contaminated fuel retrieval & cleanse there on scene
When we have completed you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having nationwide coverage, for Peugeot motorists especially. We mainly attend to:
We are Peugeot specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Peugeot vehicles. Whether it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence the same for most vehicle makes. Naturally it may differ to some degree as every manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. Having said that it still adheres to 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.
If you have any concerns or require our help please Contact Us!
We can get you on the road once again.
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