Filling Diesel in a Petrol Volvo is a regularly occurring mistake to make. And what you need to do about it will depend on a few things. In the event that you would like to know what you must do about it then stay with me.
These are the most important variables to to consider whenever deciding whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Stay away from having any jack-of-all-trades to try to repair your car. We are Volvo specialists and have got the qualifications and knowledge necessary to ensure that you are back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Volvo? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Volvo S60?
Contact us and get genuine guidance and practical assistance for your specific circumstance
We can come to you to perform the complete fuel retrieval & purge there on scene
When we are done you are able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering countrywide coverage, for Volvo motorists in particular. We mainly deal with:
We are Volvo specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Volvo vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you going once again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is generally exactly the same for the majority of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it may differ to some degree as every brand has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally observes 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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