Putting Diesel in a Petrol Volkswagen is a common mistake to make. And its remedy is determined by several factors. Assuming you would like to find out what it is advisable to do about this then please read on.
Listed here are the key factors to keep in mind when figuring out whether to have a fuel drain:
Do not just have any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Volkswagen specialists and have got the credentials and practical experience needed to make certain that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Volkswagen? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Golf GTI?
Give us a call and receive honest guidance and sensible assistance for your specific circumstances
We would come to you to perform the full fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
As soon as we have finished you can get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Volkswagen motorists in particular. We typically attend:
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 moving again.
The process of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence identical for the majority of motor vehicles. Needless to say it may differ to some degree as every brand has their unique different fuel system. However it still adheres to the following principles:
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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