Filling Diesel in a Petrol Skoda is a regular error. And exactly what you should do about it hinges on an assortment of things. In case you would like to find out what it is advisable to do to sort it out then please read on.
Here are the most crucial factors to consider when making a decision whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Refrain from having any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Skoda experts and have got the accreditation and working experience required to make sure that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Skoda? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Skoda Roomster Scout TSI?
Call us and get genuine advice and practical assistance for your exact circumstance
We would reach you to carry out the fuel removal & clean right there on scene
When we have completed you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering nationwide service, for Skoda motorists particularly. We principally attend to:
We are Skoda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Skoda vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you going once again.
The process of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically identical for the majority of vehicles. Naturally it does differ to some extent as every make has their own distinct fuel system. Having said that it still generally observes the below 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.
Should you have any questions or want some assistance please Call us!
We can get you on the road once again.
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