Putting Petrol in a Diesel Peugeot is a well-known error. And its solution will depend on various factors. If you want to know what it is advisable to do about this then keep reading.
Listed here the most important variables to take into consideration whenever determining whether or not to have the car drained:
Don't just get any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Peugeot specialists and have got the accreditation and expertise needed to ensure you get back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Peugeot? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Peugeot 308 HDi?
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We would come to you to perform the complete contaminated fuel drain & flush there on scene
When we are done you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
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We are Peugeot specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Peugeot vehicles. Regardless of whether it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving again.
The procedure of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is basically similar for most cars. As you can imagine it can differ somewhat as every make has their particular distinct fuel system. However it still adheres to the below 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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