Putting Petrol in a Diesel Peugeot is a regular problem. And exactly what you want to do about it will depend on several factors. In the event that you would like to find out what to do to sort it out then please read on.
Here are the most important variables to think about when deciding whether to get your car drained:
Don't just get any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your automobile. We are Peugeot specialists and hold the skills and expertise required to ensure you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Peugeot? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Peugeot 2008 e-Hdi?
Contact us and get straightforward advice and sensible help for your specific circumstances
We are able to come to you to do the complete fuel removal & flush there on scene
As soon as we have finished you can get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering national coverage, for Peugeot motorists in particular. We primarily attend:
We are Peugeot specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Peugeot vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you on the road again.
The method of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel car is essentially exactly the same for the majority of motor vehicles. Of course it can differ a bit as each make has their particular distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically adheres to the below 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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