Putting Petrol in a Diesel Peugeot is a regularly occurring problem. And its solution varies according to a variety of factors. In the event that you would like to find out what you must do to sort it out then please read on.
Listed here the most crucial factors to be aware of when deciding on whether or not to have it drained:
Don't simply get any untrained so-and-so to try to drain your vehicle. We are Peugeot experts and hold the certification and practical experience required to ensure you get back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Peugeot? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Peugeot 106 D?
Contact us and obtain genuine advice and sensible assistance for your exact circumstance
We would reach you to carry out the full fuel retrieval & purge right there on scene
When we have finished you are able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting national service, for Peugeot motorists especially. We primarily attend:
We are Peugeot specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Peugeot vehicles. No matter if it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you going again.
The technique of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is in essence exactly the same for a large number of motor vehicles. Of course it does vary a bit as each make has their own fuel system. Nevertheless it still adheres to the following principles:
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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