Putting Petrol in a Diesel Subaru is a very common problem. And what you need to do about it depends on several different factors. Assuming you want to know what it is advisable to do about it then keep reading.
Here are the most important factors to think about when figuring out whether or not to have your car drained:
Avoid getting any jack-of-all-trades to try to repair your automobile. We are Subaru experts and possess the credentials and practical experience necessary to make certain that you are back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Subaru? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Subaru Trezia 1.4D?
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We can come to you to carry out the complete fuel retrieval & cleanse there on scene
When we have finished you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
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We are Subaru specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Subaru vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The method of draining Petrol from a Diesel car is essentially exactly the same for a large number of cars. Of course it does vary to some degree as each brand has their particular fuel system. Nevertheless it still follows the following 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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