Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Toyota is a regularly occurring error. And exactly what you need to do about it depends on an assortment of things. Assuming you want to find out what it is advisable to do to fix it then keep reading.
These are the most important factors to take into account when deciding whether to have the car drained:
Do not just get any jack-of-all-trades to try to repair your automobile. We are Toyota specialists and have got the skills and working experience needed to ensure that you get back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Toyota? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Toyota iQ?
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We can go to you to carry out the full fuel retrieval & flush right there on scene
Once we have finished you can get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, boasting nationwide cover, for Toyota motorists in particular. We principally attend:
We are Toyota specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Toyota vehicles. Regardless of whether it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving again.
The technique of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is generally identical for most vehicle makes. Of course it may vary somewhat as each brand has their unique different fuel system. Having said that it still basically follows the below 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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