Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mazda is a regular mistake to make. And its solution depends upon various things. Assuming you would like to know what you should do about it then stay with me.
Listed here the main factors to take into account whenever deciding on whether to have a fuel drain:
Refrain from having any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Mazda specialists and possess the certification and experience needed to ensure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Mazda? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mazda MPV Turbodiesel?
Contact us and obtain straightforward advice and sensible help for your particular situation
We are able to come to you to perform the complete fuel retrieval & purge there on scene
Once we are done you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering countrywide service, for Mazda motorists especially. We predominantly attend:
We are Mazda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Mazda vehicles. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going again.
The procedure of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is in essence the same for most motor vehicles. Naturally it may vary a bit as every make has their own different fuel system. However it still generally follows the below 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.
In case you have any queries or need some help please Call us!
We can get you on the road again.
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