Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Subaru is a regularly occurring mistake to make. And exactly what you need to do about it depends upon a number of factors. Assuming you want to know what you must do to fix it then continue reading.
Listed below are the main factors to consider when deciding whether to have a fuel drain:
Refrain from having any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Subaru specialists and have got the credentials and expertise required to make certain that you are back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Subaru? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Subaru Impreza?
Call us and obtain reliable advice and sensible assistance for your specific circumstances
We can go to you to carry out the complete fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
Once we are done you are able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering nationwide coverage, for Subaru motorists especially. We principally deal with:
We are Subaru specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Subaru vehicles. Whether it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road once again.
The method of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is generally identical for a large number of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it may differ a little as every make has their particular fuel system. However it still basically observes the below principles:
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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