Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen is a usual mistake to make. And its remedy is based on a number of things. In case you want to find out what to do to sort it out then please read on.
Listed here are the main factors to consider when deciding on whether to have a fuel drain:
Do not just have any general so-and-so to attend your car. We are Volkswagen specialists and have got the qualifications and experience needed to make sure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Amarok?
Call us and receive genuine advice and practical help for your exact circumstance
We are able to go to you to do the full fuel removal & flush there on scene
When we have completed you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting nationwide cover, for Volkswagen motorists especially. We predominantly deal with:
We are Volkswagen specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Volkswagen vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving again.
The process of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is essentially exactly the same for a large number of vehicles. Naturally it can vary to some degree as every manufacturer has their particular different fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically follows 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.
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