Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen is a regularly occurring mistake. And its remedy depends upon several different things. In case you want to know what it is advisable to do to fix it then please read on.
These are the main factors to take into consideration when figuring out whether or not to have your car drained:
Don't just have any general so-and-so to try to drain your car. We are Volkswagen specialists and possess the skills and working experience required to ensure you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Lupo TDI?
Call us and get sincere guidance and practical assistance for your precise circumstances
We would reach you to undertake the contaminated fuel removal & purge there on scene
As soon as we are done you are able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having countrywide cover, for Volkswagen motorists particularly. We predominantly attend to:
We are Volkswagen specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Volkswagen vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going once again.
The process of removing Petrol from a Diesel car is fundamentally similar for the vast majority of motor vehicles. Needless to say it may differ somewhat as each make has their particular different fuel system. However it still fundamentally adheres to the below 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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