Filling Petrol in a Diesel Toyota is a well-known mistake to make. And its remedy depends on an assortment of factors. In case you want to find out what you must do about this then continue reading.
Listed below are the most crucial factors to think about whenever deciding whether to get it drained:
Don't just get any jack-of-all-trades to try to drain your car. We are Toyota specialists and possess the credentials and experience required to ensure you are back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Toyota? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Toyota iQ D-4D?
Contact us and receive honest advice and sensible help for your exact circumstances
We would come to you to perform the complete contaminated fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
As soon as we have finished you are able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting nationwide cover, for Toyota motorists in particular. We mainly attend:
We are Toyota specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Toyota vehicles. Whether it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving once again.
The technique of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is essentially similar for the majority of vehicles. Naturally it may vary a little as every make has their unique different fuel system. Even so it still basically adheres to the following 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.
Should you have any concerns or want our assistance please Call us!
We are able to get you on the road once again.
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