Filling Petrol in a Diesel Peugeot is a very common mistake to make. And its solution depends on several different factors. In the event that you would like to find out what it is best to do about this then keep on reading.
Listed here are the most crucial variables to keep in mind when figuring out whether to have the car drained:
Do not simply get any unqualified so-and-so to attend your car. We are Peugeot specialists and have the certification and practical experience necessary to ensure you are back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Peugeot? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Peugeot 1007 Hdi?
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We are Peugeot specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Peugeot vehicles. Regardless of whether it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The technique of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel car is generally identical for most cars. Of course it may differ somewhat as every brand has their own distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally observes 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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