Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Volvo is a usual error. And what you should do about it depends upon several different things. In case you would like to know what you ought to do about this then keep on reading.
Right here are the main factors to consider whenever deciding whether to have your car drained:
Do not simply get any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Volvo experts and have got the qualifications and practical experience needed to make certain you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Volvo? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Volvo V50D?
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We would come to you to undertake the complete fuel drain & flush there on scene
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We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide coverage, for Volvo motorists especially. We mostly deal with:
We are Volvo specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Volvo vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going once again.
The process of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel car is basically identical for most vehicles. As you can imagine it does vary a bit as every manufacturer has their particular different fuel system. Even so it still essentially 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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