Filling Petrol in a Diesel BMW is a common problem. And exactly what you have to do about it is dependent upon several different things. If perhaps you want to find out what you have to do about this then continue reading.
Let us discuss the key variables to to consider when deciding whether to have a fuel drain:
Do not simply have any unqualified so-and-so to try to repair your automobile. We are BMW specialists and possess the accreditation and knowledge necessary to make sure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel BMW? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your BMW 730d?
Contact us and get sincere guidance and sensible assistance for your particular situation
We would come to you to carry out the complete fuel retrieval & clean there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting national cover, for BMW motorists in particular. We predominantly fix:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel BMW vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving again.
The system of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is in essence identical for virtually all vehicles. Naturally it does vary to some extent as each brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Even so it still basically observes the following principles:
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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