Filling Petrol in a Diesel Renault is a very common problem. And its remedy will depend on various things. If you want to find out what to do to fix it then read on.
Let us discuss the most crucial variables to take into consideration whenever figuring out whether to get your car drained:
Steer clear of getting any untrained so-and-so to try to repair your vehicle. We are Renault specialists and have got the certification and experience required to make sure that you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Renault? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Renault Grand Espace dCi?
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We can go to you to carry out the complete fuel removal & clean there on scene
Once we are done you are able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having nationwide service, for Renault motorists in particular. We predominantly attend:
We are Renault specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Renault vehicles. Regardless of whether it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving again.
The system of draining Petrol from a Diesel car is essentially exactly the same for a large number of vehicle makes. Naturally it does differ to some degree as every manufacturer has their own different fuel system. Even so it still basically observes 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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