Filling Diesel in a Petrol Renault is a regularly occurring error. And its remedy is dependent upon a variety of factors. If perhaps you want to know what you must do about it then keep reading.
Let us discuss the most crucial variables to to consider when choosing whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Don't simply have any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Renault specialists and hold the accreditation and experience required to make sure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Renault? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Renault Wind?
Contact us and receive genuine guidance and sensible assistance for your particular circumstance
We are able to go to you to perform the full fuel retrieval & clean there on scene
As soon as we are done you should be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Renault motorists particularly. We mostly fix:
We are Renault specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Renault vehicles. No matter if it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The method of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially the same for virtually all vehicles. Naturally it does vary slightly as each make has their particular fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically follows 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.
In case you have any concerns or require help please Contact Us!
We can get you going once again.
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