Filling Petrol in a Diesel Audi is a fairly typical mistake. And exactly what you have to do about it hinges on several things. In the event that you would like to find out what you ought to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
Listed here are the most important variables to take into consideration when choosing whether to get the car drained:
Don't just have any unqualified mechanic to try to drain your car. We are Audi specialists and have the skills and expertise needed to ensure that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Petrol in a Diesel Audi? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Audi Q7 TDI Quattro?
Give us a call and get straightforward recommendations and sensible help for your particular circumstance
We can go to you to carry out the fuel drain & purge right there on scene
As soon as we are done you are able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having national cover, for Audi motorists particularly. We primarily deal with:
We are Audi specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Audi vehicles. No matter if it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving again.
The system of removing Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is generally similar for virtually all motor vehicles. Obviously it does differ slightly as every brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Even so it still generally observes the below points:
When someone has put Petrol in a Diesel 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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