Putting Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen is a usual mistake to make. And its solution will depend on a variety of factors. If you want to know what to do to sort it out then stay with me.
These are the key factors to to consider whenever deciding on whether or not to get your car drained:
Do not simply have any jack-of-all-trades to attend your vehicle. We are Volkswagen specialists and possess the qualifications and expertise necessary to make sure that you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Fox TDI?
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We can come to you to carry out the full contaminated fuel drain & clean right there on scene
Once we are done you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having countrywide coverage, for Volkswagen motorists particularly. We mostly attend to:
We are Volkswagen specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Volkswagen vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving once again.
The procedure of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is basically exactly the same for most vehicles. Of course it does differ somewhat as every brand has their particular different fuel system. However it still follows the following 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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