Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Subaru is a usual mistake to make. And exactly what you have to do about it depends on a few factors. Assuming you would like to know what you ought to do about this then please read on.
These are the main variables to consider whenever choosing whether to have it drained:
Don't just have any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Subaru specialists and have the skills and working experience needed to ensure you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Subaru? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Subaru Impreza 2.0D?
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We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide coverage, for Subaru motorists particularly. We mostly deal with:
We are Subaru specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Subaru vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The method of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel car is basically the same for a large number of motor vehicles. Naturally it can differ a little as every brand has their particular fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally follows 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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