Putting Petrol in a Diesel BMW is a regular mistake. And its solution varies according to a number of things. Assuming you would like to know what you need to do about this then stay with me.
Let us discuss the most crucial variables to to consider when deciding on whether or not to have your car drained:
Do not just have any general so-and-so to try to repair your vehicle. We are BMW experts and hold the skills and practical experience needed to ensure you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel BMW? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your BMW 316d?
Contact us and obtain reliable guidance and sensible assistance for your precise circumstances
We can come to you to carry out the full fuel retrieval & clean there on scene
As soon as we have completed you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering nationwide service, for BMW motorists in particular. We primarily deal with:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel BMW vehicles. Regardless of whether it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you moving again.
The technique of removing Petrol from a Diesel car is in essence exactly the same for the vast majority of cars. Needless to say it does differ to some degree as every make has their particular different fuel system. Even so it still essentially follows the following guidelines:
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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