Putting Petrol in a Diesel Smart is a common problem. And its remedy is dependent upon a number of factors. If perhaps you want to know what to do about this then continue reading.
Let us discuss the main factors to consider when determining whether to have it drained:
Steer clear of getting any unqualified so-and-so to attend your vehicle. We are Smart experts and have got the credentials and practical experience needed to ensure you get back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Smart? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Smart Fortwo cdi?
Contact us and get honest recommendations and practical help for your specific circumstances
We are able to come to you to do the complete contaminated fuel removal & cleanse there on scene
When we are done you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering nationwide coverage, for Smart motorists in particular. We principally attend to:
We are Smart specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Smart vehicles. No matter if it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you moving again.
The system of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is generally similar for virtually all vehicle makes. Naturally it may differ a bit as each brand has their own distinct fuel system. Even so it still essentially observes the following 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 enquiries or require assistance please Call us!
We can get you on the road once again.
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