Putting Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen is a well-known mistake to make. And exactly what you have to do about it is dependent upon several things. In the event that you would like to find out what it is best to do about it then please read on.
Listed here are the most crucial variables to take into consideration when choosing whether or not to have the car drained:
Do not simply have any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Volkswagen specialists and hold the credentials and knowledge necessary to make certain that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Phaeton TDI?
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We are able to come to you to undertake the contaminated fuel retrieval & flush right there on scene
Once we are done you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, boasting nationwide service, for Volkswagen motorists especially. We mostly fix:
We are Volkswagen specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Volkswagen vehicles. Whether it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving once again.
The system of draining Petrol from a Diesel car is essentially similar for the majority of cars. As you can imagine it may differ slightly as every brand has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still follows 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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