Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mazda is a common problem. And its remedy varies according to a few factors. Assuming you want to find out what you need to do to fix it then read on.
Here are the key variables to consider whenever deciding whether to get a fuel drain:
Stay away from getting any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your vehicle. We are Mazda specialists and hold the certification and knowledge required to ensure that you get back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Mazda? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mazda 626 D?
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We are able to reach you to perform the fuel removal & purge there on scene
As soon as we have finished you are able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Mazda motorists in particular. We typically attend:
We are Mazda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Mazda vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going again.
The technique of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is essentially the same for virtually all motor vehicles. As you can imagine it may vary somewhat as each manufacturer has their unique different fuel system. Having said that it still basically adheres to the following 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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