Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Chevrolet is a fairly typical error. And its remedy hinges on several different factors. If perhaps you would like to know what you need to do to fix it then please read on.
Listed below are the most crucial variables to take into consideration whenever making a decision whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Refrain from getting any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your vehicle. We are Chevrolet experts and possess the qualifications and expertise required to make sure that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Chevrolet? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Chevrolet Trax D?
Give us a call and receive honest recommendations and practical assistance for your specific circumstances
We can go to you to perform the contaminated fuel removal & cleanse right there on scene
Once we are done you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Chevrolet motorists especially. We mainly attend:
We are Chevrolet specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Chevrolet vehicles. Regardless of whether it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road once again.
The process of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is in essence exactly the same for the vast majority of vehicles. Needless to say it may differ a bit as every manufacturer has their own distinct fuel system. Even so it still adheres to 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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