Putting Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen is a fairly typical mistake to make. And its solution is based on an assortment of factors. If you want to know what you have to do to sort it out then please read on.
Let us discuss the most important variables to keep in mind when making a decision whether or not to have a fuel drain:
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Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Volkswagen? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Volkswagen Touran TDI?
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We can go to you to perform the complete contaminated fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
Once we are done you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having national service, for Volkswagen motorists particularly. We principally attend:
We are Volkswagen specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Volkswagen vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going once again.
The procedure of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is in essence similar for a large number of motor vehicles. Needless to say it can differ a little as every make has their unique distinct fuel system. However it still generally follows the following 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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