Putting Petrol in a Diesel Porsche is a common problem. And what you should do about it is determined by several factors. If you would like to find out what you have to do about this then read on.
Right here are the main variables to take into consideration when figuring out whether to have a fuel drain:
Keep away from having any jack-of-all-trades to try to drain your car. We are Porsche specialists and have the qualifications and expertise needed to make sure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Porsche? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Porsche Panamera Diesel?
Contact us and receive sincere advice and sensible help for your particular circumstances
We can reach you to undertake the full contaminated fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
When we have finished you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering countrywide service, for Porsche motorists especially. We primarily attend to:
We are Porsche specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Porsche vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you on the road once again.
The process of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is essentially identical for the vast majority of motor vehicles. As you can imagine it can vary somewhat as every brand has their own fuel system. However it still observes 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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