Filling Diesel in a Petrol Volkswagen is a regular mistake. And its remedy will depend on a few things. In the event that you want to know what you need to do about it then continue reading.
Here are the key factors to think about whenever choosing whether to get a fuel drain:
Avoid getting any unqualified so-and-so to try to repair your car. We are Volkswagen experts and hold the qualifications and practical experience needed to ensure you get back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Volkswagen? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Scirocco TSI?
Call us and get reliable guidance and sensible help for your specific circumstance
We would come to you to do the full fuel drain & purge there on scene
As soon as we have completed you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having countrywide coverage, for Volkswagen motorists in particular. We predominantly attend:
We are Volkswagen specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Volkswagen vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving again.
The process of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence exactly the same for the vast majority of motor vehicles. Needless to say it may differ somewhat as each make has their particular distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally 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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