Putting Petrol in a Diesel Dacia is a common error. And what you should do about it depends on a few things. Assuming you would like to know what it is best to do about it then keep reading.
Here are the most important factors to be aware of when making a decision whether to get a fuel drain:
Do not simply get any jack-of-all-trades to attend your vehicle. We are Dacia specialists and have got the credentials and experience required to make certain that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Dacia? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Dacia Lodgy?
Contact us and get straightforward advice and sensible help for your precise situation
We are able to go to you to perform the full fuel removal & purge there on scene
When we have completed you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide cover, for Dacia motorists particularly. We mainly attend:
We are Dacia specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Dacia vehicles. Whether it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going once again.
The technique of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is fundamentally identical for virtually all vehicles. Naturally it does differ somewhat as each make has their particular different fuel system. However it still basically adheres to the following principles:
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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