Putting Petrol in a Diesel BMW is a fairly typical problem. And exactly what you need to do about it is based on an assortment of factors. If you would like to find out what you should do about this then read on.
Let us discuss the key factors to be aware of whenever deciding on whether or not to have it drained:
Refrain from getting any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your car. We are BMW specialists and have the certification and expertise required to make sure that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Petrol in a Diesel BMW? Or even put contaminated fuel in your BMW 330Cd?
Call us and receive reliable recommendations and practical assistance for your precise circumstances
We are able to come to you to do the complete contaminated fuel drain & clean right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you will be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide cover, for BMW motorists particularly. We principally attend:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel BMW vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going once again.
The method of draining Petrol from a Diesel car is generally exactly the same for the vast majority of motor vehicles. Naturally it can differ slightly as each make has their unique different fuel system. However it still adheres to 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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