Putting Petrol in a Diesel Daewoo is a well-known mistake. And its solution hinges on a few factors. If perhaps you would like to know what to do to sort it out then please read on.
These are the key variables to to consider when deciding whether or not to get the car drained:
Don't just get any untrained so-and-so to try to repair your car. We are Daewoo specialists and hold the skills and experience required to make certain that you get back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Daewoo? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Daewoo Lacetti Diesel?
Call us and obtain honest recommendations and sensible help for your exact circumstances
We can go to you to perform the full contaminated fuel drain & purge right there on scene
When we are done you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Daewoo motorists especially. We primarily deal with:
We are Daewoo specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Daewoo vehicles. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going again.
The technique of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is basically identical for the majority of vehicles. Needless to say it may vary to some extent as every manufacturer has their unique different fuel system. Having said that it still fundamentally adheres to 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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We are able to get you going again.
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