Filling Diesel in a Petrol Porsche is a fairly typical mistake to make. And its remedy is dependent upon various factors. In the event that you want to know what you must do about this then read on.
Right here are the key factors to to consider when choosing whether to get your car drained:
Refrain from having any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your car. We are Porsche specialists and have got the credentials and working experience required to make sure that you get back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Porsche? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Porsche Cayenne?
Call us and obtain genuine advice and sensible help for your exact circumstances
We are able to reach you to do the complete fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
Once we have finished you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering national cover, for Porsche motorists in particular. We mainly deal with:
We are Porsche specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Porsche vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you moving again.
The process of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is fundamentally exactly the same for the majority of motor vehicles. As you can imagine it can differ a little as each manufacturer has their unique fuel system. Even so it still essentially observes the below principles:
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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