Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen is a regularly occurring problem. And its remedy hinges on several things. If you want to find out what it is best to do to sort it out then please read on.
Listed here the most crucial factors to to consider whenever deciding on whether to get a fuel drain:
Don't just get any jack-of-all-trades to try to repair your automobile. We are Volkswagen experts and possess the skills and experience needed to make certain that you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Jetta TDI?
Give us a call and receive straightforward recommendations and sensible assistance for your precise circumstances
We can come to you to undertake the full contaminated fuel drain & cleanse there on scene
When we have finished you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having nationwide service, for Volkswagen motorists especially. We mainly fix:
We are Volkswagen specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Volkswagen vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The system of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is generally similar for the vast majority of vehicle makes. Obviously it may vary a bit as every manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. However it still essentially observes 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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