Filling Diesel in a Petrol Skoda is a well-known problem. And exactly what you should do about it will depend on a number of things. If perhaps you would like to know what you must do to sort it out then continue reading.
Listed below are the main variables to keep in mind whenever figuring out whether to have a fuel drain:
Keep away from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Skoda specialists and have the skills and experience needed to make sure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Skoda? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Skoda Roomster?
Contact us and obtain honest recommendations and sensible help for your exact circumstances
We are able to go to you to carry out the contaminated fuel drain & purge right there on scene
As soon as we are done you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having national service, for Skoda motorists particularly. We primarily attend to:
We are Skoda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Skoda vehicles. Regardless of whether it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you on the road once again.
The technique of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically the same for most vehicle makes. Needless to say it may differ to some extent as each make has their particular fuel system. Even so it still basically adheres to the following 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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