Putting Diesel in a Petrol Volkswagen is a regular mistake to make. And exactly what you have to do about it will depend on several things. If you would like to find out what it is best to do about it then stay with me.
Listed here the most important factors to think about whenever deciding on whether to get it drained:
Do not just have any untrained so-and-so to try to drain your automobile. We are Volkswagen specialists and possess the accreditation and knowledge required to make sure that you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Volkswagen? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Jetta TSI?
Call us and obtain reliable guidance and sensible assistance for your exact circumstance
We can go to you to perform the full contaminated fuel removal & cleanse right there on scene
Once we are done you can get back on your way and get on with your trip
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We are Volkswagen specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Volkswagen vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going once again.
The technique of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically identical for the vast majority of motor vehicles. Of course it does differ a bit as each brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Having said that it still basically follows the below 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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