Putting Diesel in a Petrol Toyota is a regularly occurring mistake to make. And exactly what you should do about it varies according to several different things. In the event that you would like to know what it is best to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
These are the most crucial factors to keep in mind whenever deciding whether to get your car drained:
Stay away from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Toyota experts and have got the accreditation and practical experience necessary to make sure that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Toyota? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid?
Contact us and receive straightforward recommendations and sensible assistance for your particular circumstance
We are able to go to you to carry out the complete fuel retrieval & clean right there on scene
When we have completed you should be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, boasting national service, for Toyota motorists in particular. We typically attend:
We are Toyota specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Toyota vehicles. Regardless of whether it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going once again.
The system of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially similar for a large number of vehicles. Needless to say it can vary to some extent as each make has their particular distinct fuel system. However it still generally follows 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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