Putting Diesel in a Petrol Volkswagen is a well-known mistake to make. And its solution will depend on several different things. Assuming you would like to know what you should do about it then please read on.
Let us discuss the key factors to consider when making a decision whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Refrain from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Volkswagen specialists and possess the credentials and experience required to make certain you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Volkswagen? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Caddy TSI?
Call us and receive sincere advice and practical help for your precise situation
We are able to go to you to carry out the full contaminated fuel removal & purge there on scene
Once we have completed you can get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering countrywide coverage, for Volkswagen motorists in particular. We primarily attend to:
We are Volkswagen specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Volkswagen vehicles. Regardless of whether it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going once again.
The system of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially similar for most motor vehicles. Of course it can differ a bit as every brand has their particular distinct fuel system. Having said that it still basically adheres to 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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