Filling Petrol in a Diesel Volvo is a fairly typical mistake. And what you want to do about it varies according to an assortment of factors. If you would like to find out what you have to do about this then read on.
Listed below are the most crucial factors to take into consideration whenever choosing whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Keep away from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Volvo experts and hold the credentials and practical experience necessary to make certain that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Volvo? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Volvo V70 TD?
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We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering countrywide coverage, for Volvo motorists especially. We mostly fix:
We are Volvo specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Volvo vehicles. Regardless of whether it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going once again.
The method of draining Petrol from a Diesel car is essentially exactly the same for a large number of vehicle makes. Obviously it can differ to some degree as every brand has their particular fuel system. Having said that it still 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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