Putting Diesel in a Petrol Skoda is a usual problem. And its solution depends on an assortment of things. In case you would like to know what you must do to fix it then continue reading.
Here are the most important factors to consider whenever choosing whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Don't simply get any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Skoda specialists and hold the skills and practical experience required to make certain you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Skoda? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Skoda Superb TSI?
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We can come to you to perform the full contaminated fuel retrieval & cleanse there on scene
As soon as we are done you can get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, boasting nationwide service, for Skoda motorists especially. We predominantly deal with:
We are Skoda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Skoda vehicles. Whether it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you on the road once again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally identical for most vehicles. Of course it can differ to some degree as every make has their unique different fuel system. Even so it still essentially adheres to 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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