Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Volvo is a well-known problem. And what you should do about it varies according to an assortment of factors. In the event that you would like to find out what you ought to do to fix it then continue reading.
Let us discuss the most important factors to consider whenever figuring out whether or not to get it drained:
Do not just get any unqualified so-and-so to try to drain your automobile. We are Volvo experts and possess the accreditation and experience necessary to make certain that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Volvo? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Volvo V60 T3?
Contact us and obtain straightforward advice and practical help for your particular circumstances
We are able to reach you to do the fuel removal & clean right there on scene
Once we have completed you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having national service, for Volvo motorists in particular. We mostly attend:
We are Volvo specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Volvo vehicles. No matter if it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving once again.
The process of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence exactly the same for the vast majority of motor vehicles. Of course it may vary to some degree as every manufacturer has their unique fuel system. Having said that it still basically follows the below 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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