Putting Diesel in a Petrol Volkswagen is a regularly occurring problem. And what you need to do about it is based on a few factors. If you would like to know what you have to do about it then continue reading.
These are the most important factors to consider whenever deciding on whether to get a fuel drain:
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Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Volkswagen? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Passat TSI?
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We are Volkswagen specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Volkswagen vehicles. Whether or not it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going again.
The system of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is generally the same for the majority of vehicle makes. Needless to say it may vary to some extent as every make has their unique different fuel system. Even so it still basically adheres to 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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