Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Honda is a very common mistake. And its remedy is dependent upon several things. If you would like to find out what it is best to do about it then continue reading.
Listed below are the most important factors to take into account when figuring out whether to have a fuel drain:
Steer clear of having any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your automobile. We are Honda specialists and hold the certification and expertise necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Honda? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Honda Accord TDi?
Give us a call and obtain sincere guidance and practical assistance for your particular situation
We are able to go to you to undertake the full fuel removal & purge there on scene
As soon as we have finished you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering national coverage, for Honda motorists particularly. We typically fix:
We are Honda specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Honda vehicles. Regardless of whether it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going once again.
The technique of removing Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is basically the same for most motor vehicles. As you can imagine it can vary to some extent as each brand has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still essentially adheres to the below 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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