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Re: Unleaded in a diesel 159!

my best mate did the exact same on christmas eve in his s-max 2.0 tdci , and drove 30 miles home ! It was missing but didn't stop. Car was drained and so far seems to be fine. I think you will be ok.

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£260 is pretty good really. Be careful from now on
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Glad its worked out ok and not too expesive. Bet you can't wait to pick her up
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Re: Unleaded in a diesel 159!

i have to flush about 1 diesel tank a week, from people who put in unleaded. It's no biggie, just disconnect the fuel feed on the filter housing, and suck out the petrol by vacuum. Change the filter, put diesel in, , bleed an get it started.

Petrol doesn't do the pump + injectors any favours though... I doubt it can kill them instantly, but it'll sure reduce their mileage...
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Glad it's fixed without too much pain.
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Re: Unleaded in a diesel 159!

Picked it up this morning. Sooooo glad to be in it. Looked gorgeous as ever and sounds lovely. MMMMM!
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Thats a happy ending ob.
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Re: Unleaded in a diesel 159!

I put 70p's worth of unleaded in a few months ago on an empty tank and suddenyl realised - I then filled her up and everything was fine.

Ever since then I look at the pump...nozle...pump...nozle...price...pump...nozle until Im happy im pumping diesel in my JTD
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