Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel BMW is a usual mistake to make. And what you should do about it hinges on a few things. In case you would like to find out what you should do about it then read on.
Right here are the most crucial factors to think about whenever deciding whether to have a fuel drain:
Don't just get any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are BMW specialists and have got the accreditation and working experience required to make certain you are back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel BMW? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your BMW 125d?
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We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide coverage, for BMW motorists particularly. We principally deal with:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel BMW vehicles. No matter if it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you moving again.
The system of draining Petrol from a Diesel car is generally exactly the same for the majority of cars. As you can imagine it may vary somewhat as each make has their particular distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still follows the following 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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