Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Citroen is a well-known error. And its remedy varies according to a few things. If you want to find out what you have to do to sort it out then continue reading.
Listed below are the most crucial factors to to consider whenever figuring out whether or not to get a fuel drain:
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Inadvertently put Petrol in a Diesel Citroen? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Citroen C3 Pluriel 1.4 HDi?
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We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting national service, for Citroen motorists in particular. We mainly attend:
We are Citroen specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Citroen vehicles. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going again.
The technique of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel car is essentially identical for the majority of vehicles. Obviously it can differ a bit as every manufacturer has their unique different fuel system. Even so it still generally 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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