Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mazda is a fairly typical mistake to make. And its solution depends upon a variety of things. If you want to know what to do about this then please read on.
Let us discuss the key factors to take into account when making a decision whether or not to have your car drained:
Do not simply have any unqualified so-and-so to try to repair your automobile. We are Mazda specialists and have got the accreditation and practical experience needed to ensure you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Mazda? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mazda 5 MZ-CD?
Call us and get honest recommendations and practical help for your particular circumstance
We can go to you to do the full contaminated fuel drain & clean there on scene
Once we have completed you will be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering national service, for Mazda motorists especially. We primarily deal with:
We are Mazda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Mazda vehicles. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you moving once again.
The process of removing Petrol from a Diesel car is in essence exactly the same for a large number of motor vehicles. Naturally it may vary slightly as each make has their particular distinct fuel system. However it still generally 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.
In the event that you have any questions or require some help please Call us!
We can get you moving once again.
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