oops petrol in a diesel tank

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  1. ponyboy

    ponyboy Read Only Funster

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    Mixing diesel with petrol. Not a good idea, and especially not when you've just filled up in Chamonix and are about to go into the Mont Blanc tunnel. On the bright side it was only €0.55 worth before I noticed. What an idiot and I felt it too. Anyway I reckoned the mix would have been180 parts diesel to 1 part petrol but i drove it up and down the nearest bit of road for 20 klm anyway before comitting to going underground for 11 klms. All's well I'm glad to say.
     
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    Probably do it more good than harm as this has been reported on here before. No worries:Smile::Smile::Smile:

    Happy camping
     
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  3. Mel

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    Good antifreeze for the diesel

    cant see it being a problem
    enjoy Italy
    nice run down the mountain.

    Mel
     
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    Not the first and certainly not the last !!

    Since are close, visit the little campsite in Cannero Riviera, you'll not regret it.
     
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  5. ericonabike

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    I can vouch for £3 of petrol to £70 of diesel not causing a problem [apart from painfully crossed fingers].
     
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    And £45 of unleaded in a virtually empty tank ... drove 15 miles, pumped petrol out, put diesel in ... and she's gone beautifully ever since. Improved performance, better economy, quieter ... and that was about 3 years ago. But that was in a 'proper' engine... :rolleyes::whistle:
     
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