Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Renault is a well-known mistake to make. And its solution depends on various things. In the event that you want to know what you have to do to fix it then keep reading.
Right here are the most crucial variables to consider when making a decision whether to get the car drained:
Refrain from getting any untrained so-and-so to attend your automobile. We are Renault experts and possess the certification and working experience necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Renault? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Renault Fluence?
Call us and get honest advice and practical help for your exact circumstance
We would reach you to carry out the full fuel drain & flush there on scene
Once we are done you are able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting national service, for Renault motorists in particular. We mainly attend to:
We are Renault specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Renault vehicles. Even if it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going again.
The system of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally the same for virtually all motor vehicles. Obviously it may differ slightly as every brand has their own distinct fuel system. However it still generally adheres to 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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We are able to get you moving once again.
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