Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Smart is a fairly typical mistake to make. And its remedy is determined by a variety of things. Assuming you want to find out what it is best to do to sort it out then keep reading.
Listed here the main variables to be aware of when deciding whether or not to have a fuel drain:
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By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Smart? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Smart passion?
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Once we are done you can get back on the road and get on with your trip
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The procedure of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence identical for the vast majority of motor vehicles. Needless to say it may vary slightly as each manufacturer has their particular fuel system. However it still fundamentally observes 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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