Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Citroen is a regular error. And exactly what you need to do about it will depend on a few things. If you want to know what you should do about it then keep on reading.
Right here are the most crucial variables to take into consideration when deciding whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Do not simply get any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Citroen experts and have got the qualifications and practical experience needed to make certain you get back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Citroen? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Citroen DS5 Hybrid4?
Contact us and receive genuine advice and sensible assistance for your specific circumstance
We can reach you to undertake the complete fuel removal & purge right there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having countrywide coverage, for Citroen motorists in particular. We mostly fix:
We are Citroen specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Citroen vehicles. Even if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving again.
The system of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel car is essentially exactly the same for virtually all cars. Of course it does vary somewhat as every make has their unique distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally follows the following 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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