Filling Diesel in a Petrol Vauxhall is a well-known mistake to make. And its solution varies according to an assortment of things. If you want to find out what you have to do to fix it then keep reading.
Here are the key variables to think about when making a decision whether or not to get your car drained:
Don't simply have any jack-of-all-trades to try to repair your car. We are Vauxhall experts and possess the accreditation and knowledge necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Vauxhall? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Vauxhall Combo Tour?
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We can reach you to perform the full fuel retrieval & cleanse right there on scene
When we have finished you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having national service, for Vauxhall motorists in particular. We mainly fix:
We are Vauxhall specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Vauxhall vehicles. Regardless of whether it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you on the road again.
The process of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally the same for most vehicle makes. Of course it may differ a little as each brand has their particular distinct fuel system. However it still generally observes the following 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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