Putting Petrol in a Diesel Toyota is a usual mistake to make. And exactly what you want to do about it is based on several different factors. If you want to know what you need to do to sort it out then continue reading.
Here are the key variables to take into consideration whenever choosing whether to get it drained:
Don't just get any untrained so-and-so to try to drain your automobile. We are Toyota experts and hold the accreditation and expertise necessary to ensure you get back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Petrol in a Diesel Toyota? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Toyota Corolla Verso D-4D?
Call us and receive genuine guidance and practical assistance for your exact circumstances
We can reach you to undertake the contaminated fuel drain & purge there on scene
Once we have finished you are able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Toyota motorists particularly. We mostly attend:
We are Toyota specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Toyota vehicles. No matter if it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road again.
The procedure of removing Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is essentially the same for virtually all vehicle makes. Obviously it can vary to some degree as each make has their unique fuel system. Having said that it still basically observes 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.
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