Incorrect fuel in your Suzuki Vitara 2.0 Turbo Diesel? Petrol in a Diesel Suzuki?

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Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Suzuki is a well-known mistake to make. And exactly what you want to do about it will depend on several things. Assuming you would like to know what to do to fix it then read on.
Listed below are the most crucial factors to take into consideration whenever making a decision whether to get a fuel drain:

  1. Exactly how much Petrol did you put into the Suzuki, taking into consideration that the fuel tank capacity of your Suzuki Vitara 2.0 Turbo Diesel is most likely around 70 litres?
    1. A modest amount of Petrol, less than 3.5 litres of Petrol in a Diesel Vitara 2.0 Turbo Diesel will quite often not really be a massive problem. Experience has taught us that quantities less than 3.5 litres (which is approximately 5% of the fuel tank volume) is frequently able to be sufficiently diluted through totally filling up the tank with Diesel.
      It is pretty unusual to encounter an automobile going through issues because of less than 5% wrong fuel contamination. Do not forget that it is rare - definitely not impossible to find. You will discover a few vehicles that won't stand any amount of contamination whatsoever.
    2. In between 3.5 and 7 litres of Petrol in the Suzuki (from 5 to 10%) is a 50/50 scenario. Our experience has revealed that as many people get away with this as those who break down. When trying to decide whether or not to chance it and just fill it up recognise that it is just like wagering everything on black - you've got a 50/50 possibility of it being ok.
    3. Anything in excess of 7 litres of Petrol in your Diesel Vitara 2.0 Turbo Diesel ought to straight away be drained as your likelihood of getting away with that quantity of contamination is very likely below one in fifty - seriously huge odds.
  2. Put Petrol in a Diesel Suzuki and drove it: Have you noticed any kind of performance issues ever since putting the bad fuel in the Vitara 2.0 Turbo Diesel? If so, get it emptied regardless of the quantity of Petrol or even the contamination percentage. Still running a car that is already beginning to suffer the consequences of wrong fuel contamination will likely be responsible for more and more harm being done to the fuel system components.
  3. Do you want reassurance?
    Simply get it emptied. Regardless of the contamination ratio, there is inevitably some extent of threat affiliated with driving a Diesel engine on fuel contaminated with the wrong fuel. Likely implications of driving on the wrong fuel include the motor refusing to start, running unevenly, loss of power, degradation of the high-pressure pump, worn out or clogged injectors, and so on. These are a few of the most frequently seen Petrol in Diesel symptoms, and if you detect any of them stop and get it removed as soon as possible.

Do not just have any unqualified so-and-so to attend your vehicle. We are Suzuki specialists and have the credentials and knowledge required to make sure that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.

Put Petrol in a Diesel Suzuki

Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Suzuki? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Suzuki Vitara 2.0 Turbo Diesel?

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We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering countrywide coverage, for Suzuki motorists in particular. We typically deal with:

  • Unleaded petrol in a Diesel Car
  • Diesel in an Unleaded Petrol Vehicle
  • AdBlue fuel contamination
  • Water contamination

We are Suzuki specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Suzuki vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving once again.

The Procedure

The technique of draining Petrol from a Diesel car is basically the same for most vehicles. As you can imagine it does differ a bit as every manufacturer has their particular distinct fuel system. Even so it still fundamentally adheres to the following guidelines:

Petrol in Diesel Suzuki

Fuel Drain

Empty the Fuel Tank

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System Flush

Clean out the fuel lines & pumps

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Vehicle Restart

Get the car up and running again

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Petrol in Diesel FAQs

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

I put Petrol in a Diesel car and drove it. What do I do?


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

Will driving a Diesel car on Petrol cause damage to it?


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.

How much Petrol can I get away with in a Diesel car?


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.

I know about petrol in diesel, but what about Super Unleaded?


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.

Will getting you to do a fuel drain void my warranty?


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."

Can I top it up with Diesel and add some 2-stroke oil?


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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