Filling Petrol in a Diesel Skoda is a usual error. And its remedy is based on various things. If you want to know what it is best to do to fix it then keep reading.
Listed below are the most crucial factors to take into account whenever deciding on whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Do not just get any general so-and-so to try to fix your car. We are Skoda experts and have the skills and knowledge required to ensure you are back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Skoda? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Skoda Yeti TDI?
Contact us and obtain honest guidance and sensible assistance for your specific circumstances
We would come to you to undertake the complete contaminated fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
As soon as we are done you are able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having national coverage, for Skoda motorists particularly. We principally attend:
We are Skoda specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Skoda vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going once again.
The procedure of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is basically exactly the same for the vast majority of vehicle makes. Obviously it may vary slightly as each brand has their own fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially follows the below points:
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.
Should you have any questions or need some assistance please Call us!
We can get you moving again.
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