Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen is a regularly occurring mistake. And exactly what you have to do about it depends upon a few factors. In case you would like to know what it is best to do to fix it then please read on.
Let us discuss the most crucial variables to think about when choosing whether to have your car drained:
Avoid having any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Volkswagen specialists and have got the accreditation and practical experience required to make sure that you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Eos TDI?
Give us a call and get sincere guidance and sensible assistance for your precise circumstance
We would come to you to do the complete contaminated fuel drain & clean right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you can get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide cover, for Volkswagen motorists especially. We mainly fix:
We are Volkswagen specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Volkswagen vehicles. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you moving once again.
The procedure of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is basically exactly the same for virtually all vehicle makes. Naturally it can differ to some degree as every brand has their particular different fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally observes 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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