Filling Petrol in a Diesel BMW is a fairly typical problem. And its solution is based on a number of things. In case you would like to know what you ought to do about it then please read on.
Listed below are the main variables to think about when deciding whether or not to have a fuel drain:
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Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel BMW? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your BMW M550d xDrive Touring?
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We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having national service, for BMW motorists especially. We typically attend to:
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The procedure of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel car is in essence the same for a large number of cars. Obviously it may vary to some extent as every make has their own fuel system. Even so it still 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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