Putting Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen is a well-known error. And exactly what you should do about it is dependent upon a number of factors. In case you want to find out what to do about this then keep on reading.
Right here are the key factors to take into consideration whenever choosing whether to have a fuel drain:
Refrain from getting any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your automobile. We are Volkswagen experts and have the credentials and experience needed to ensure that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Passat CC TDI?
Call us and get honest advice and sensible help for your precise situation
We would come to you to perform the full contaminated fuel retrieval & cleanse right there on scene
Once we have finished you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having countrywide service, for Volkswagen motorists in particular. We typically deal with:
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 home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The procedure of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is fundamentally identical for most cars. As you can imagine it does vary to some extent as each manufacturer has their particular fuel system. Even so it still basically observes the below 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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