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I've put 23lt of unleaded in diesel tank but haven't started

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Hi Mike, I've put 23lt of unleaded in diesel tank but haven't started car
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Matt replied 11 months ago.

Hello

OK providing you don't start the engine you'll be fine

drain the tank of the contaminated fuel , fit a new fuel filter and then completly fill the tank with fresh diesel to dilaute any traces that are left

its also worth adding some diesel additive to provide some extra lubrication

If you're not sure about carrying this out then there are many firms that specialise in this

this is a good one

http://www.halfords.com/motoring/engine-oils-fluids/fuel-oil-additives/millers-diesel-power-ecomax-500ml

Expert:  Matt replied 11 months ago.

Hi

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