Filling Petrol in a Diesel Volvo is a fairly typical mistake to make. And its remedy varies according to several things. In the event that you want to find out what you must do about this then stay with me.
Listed here are the most important variables to be aware of when making a decision whether to have a fuel drain:
Refrain from getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Volvo experts and have got the certification and practical experience required to make certain that you are back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Volvo? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Volvo xC90D?
Give us a call and receive sincere guidance and sensible help for your exact circumstances
We would reach you to undertake the contaminated fuel retrieval & clean there on scene
Once we have finished you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering national service, for Volvo motorists in particular. We mainly attend:
We are Volvo specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Volvo vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road again.
The system of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is generally the same for most vehicle makes. Of course it can vary to some degree as every make has their own distinct fuel system. Even so it still essentially adheres to 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.
If you have any questions or require some help please Call us!
We are able to get you on the road once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET