Putting Diesel in a Petrol Saab is a fairly typical problem. And exactly what you have to do about it hinges on various things. In the event that you would like to know what you must do to sort it out then please read on.
Listed here are the key variables to be aware of when figuring out whether to have it drained:
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By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Saab? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Saab 900?
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We can come to you to do the complete fuel drain & flush there on scene
As soon as we have finished you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
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We are Saab specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Saab vehicles. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you on the road once again.
The system of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially identical for virtually all motor vehicles. Needless to say it does vary a little as each manufacturer has their particular distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically 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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