Putting Diesel in a Petrol Renault is a very common mistake to make. And exactly what you should do about it depends upon a few things. If you would like to find out what you need to do to fix it then please read on.
Here are the key factors to consider whenever determining whether or not to get a fuel drain:
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Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Renault? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Renault Kangoo?
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The system of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is generally the same for a large number of vehicle makes. Of course it can vary somewhat as each manufacturer has their particular distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially follows the following 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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