Filling Diesel in a Petrol Toyota is a usual mistake. And what you should do about it varies according to several factors. If perhaps you would like to know what you must do about this then stay with me.
Here are the most important factors to take into consideration whenever determining whether to have a fuel drain:
Steer clear of getting any untrained so-and-so to try to repair your vehicle. We are Toyota experts and hold the qualifications and practical experience necessary to make sure that you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Toyota? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Toyota Urban Cruiser?
Call us and receive sincere guidance and practical assistance for your particular circumstance
We can reach you to carry out the complete fuel removal & clean right there on scene
Once we have finished you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having nationwide service, for Toyota motorists especially. We predominantly attend:
We are Toyota specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Toyota vehicles. Regardless of whether it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you going once again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is generally identical for virtually all vehicle makes. Obviously it can vary a bit as each make has their own fuel system. However it still generally 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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