Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Nissan is a regularly occurring error. And exactly what you need to do about it varies according to a variety of factors. Assuming you want to know what you have to do about this then keep reading.
Listed here the key factors to keep in mind whenever figuring out whether or not to get a fuel drain:
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Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Nissan? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Nissan Cube dci?
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Once we have finished you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
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The method of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel car is generally exactly the same for virtually all cars. As you can imagine it may differ slightly as each brand has their own different fuel system. However it still essentially adheres to 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.
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