Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Porsche is a very common error. And its remedy will depend on an assortment of things. Assuming you want to find out what it is advisable to do about this then please read on.
Listed below are the key factors to consider when deciding whether or not to get the car drained:
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Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Porsche? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Porsche Cayman?
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Once we have completed you are able to get back on the road and get on with your day
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We are Porsche specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Porsche vehicles. Regardless of whether it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going once again.
The procedure of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially similar for the majority of vehicle makes. Of course it may vary slightly as each brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Even so it still generally 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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