Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mazda is a well-known mistake. And its remedy is determined by various factors. Assuming you want to find out what you have to do to sort it out then stay with me.
Listed below are the most crucial factors to think about whenever deciding whether to get a fuel drain:
Don't simply get any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your car. We are Mazda experts and have got the certification and expertise necessary to make certain that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Mazda? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mazda BT-50 L-Cab?
Give us a call and obtain sincere guidance and practical assistance for your exact circumstances
We can go to you to perform the complete fuel removal & cleanse there on scene
Once we have completed you are able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering countrywide coverage, for Mazda motorists particularly. We primarily attend:
We are Mazda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Mazda vehicles. Even if it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going again.
The process of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is essentially similar for a large number of cars. Obviously it does vary slightly as each manufacturer has their particular fuel system. Having said that it still essentially observes 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.
If you have any concerns or want assistance please Contact Us!
We can get you going again.
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