Putting Diesel in a Petrol Porsche is a regular mistake. And its solution is dependent upon a variety of things. If you would like to find out what it is advisable to do about this then read on.
These are the main variables to take into consideration when deciding on whether or not to have your car drained:
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Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Porsche? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Porsche Panamera?
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When we have completed you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, boasting countrywide cover, for Porsche motorists especially. We predominantly attend:
We are Porsche specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Porsche vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you on the road again.
The procedure of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially identical for most motor vehicles. As you can imagine it can vary somewhat as every manufacturer has their unique different fuel system. However it still essentially 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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