Putting Petrol in a Diesel Volvo is a common mistake. And exactly what you want to do about it is dependent upon various factors. If perhaps you want to find out what you must do about this then keep on reading.
Right here are the most crucial variables to think about when deciding whether to have a fuel drain:
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By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Volvo? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Volvo S80D?
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Once we have completed you can get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering countrywide coverage, for Volvo motorists in particular. We typically attend to:
We are Volvo specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Volvo vehicles. Regardless of whether it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going once again.
The procedure of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is essentially identical for virtually all motor vehicles. As you can imagine it does vary to some degree as every manufacturer has their own distinct fuel system. Having said that it still generally 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.
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