Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mazda is a fairly typical mistake. And what you want to do about it varies according to various things. In the event that you would like to know what it is advisable to do about it then read on.
Listed below are the most important variables to take into consideration whenever making a decision whether to get your car drained:
Keep away from getting any unqualified so-and-so to try to fix your car. We are Mazda experts and possess the skills and practical experience required to make sure that you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Mazda? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mazda 2 MZ-CD?
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We are able to go to you to carry out the full contaminated fuel retrieval & purge there on scene
Once we have completed you can get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting countrywide service, for Mazda motorists in particular. We predominantly attend to:
We are Mazda specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mazda vehicles. No matter if it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you going once again.
The process of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is essentially similar for most vehicle makes. Obviously it can differ slightly as each manufacturer has their particular distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially adheres to the below 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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