Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Volvo is a regularly occurring problem. And its solution is determined by an assortment of things. In the event that you want to find out what to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
Listed here are the most important factors to keep in mind whenever choosing whether to get it drained:
Avoid having any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your automobile. We are Volvo specialists and possess the accreditation and working experience needed to ensure that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Volvo? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Volvo C70D?
Give us a call and obtain genuine guidance and practical assistance for your exact situation
We can go to you to do the contaminated fuel drain & flush right there on scene
As soon as we are done you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having national coverage, for Volvo motorists in particular. We predominantly attend:
We are Volvo specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Volvo vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going again.
The process of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is generally the same for the majority of vehicles. Obviously it does vary somewhat as each manufacturer has their particular distinct fuel system. Having said that it still essentially follows the below points:
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.
In the event that you have any questions or require assistance please Call us!
We are able to get you moving once again.
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