Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot is a fairly typical mistake to make. And its remedy is based on a variety of things. If perhaps you would like to find out what you need to do about it then keep reading.
Here are the key variables to to consider when choosing whether or not to get your car drained:
Avoid having any unqualified mechanic to try to drain your car. We are Peugeot experts and hold the accreditation and working experience needed to make certain that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Peugeot? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Peugeot Partner?
Call us and obtain straightforward guidance and sensible help for your exact circumstance
We are able to come to you to perform the complete contaminated fuel removal & clean right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you can get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting countrywide cover, for Peugeot motorists particularly. We predominantly attend to:
We are Peugeot specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Peugeot vehicles. Even if it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road again.
The technique of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally exactly the same for most cars. As you can imagine it does vary somewhat as each brand has their particular distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally observes 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.
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