Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Citroen is a regularly occurring problem. And its remedy will depend on a variety of factors. If perhaps you would like to find out what you must do to sort it out then continue reading.
Listed below are the most important variables to to consider when deciding on whether or not to get a fuel drain:
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Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Citroen? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Citroen xantia D?
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We are Citroen specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Citroen vehicles. Whether it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you on the road once again.
The method of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is essentially identical for the majority of vehicle makes. Naturally it may vary to some extent as every make has their own distinct fuel system. However it still generally 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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