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  1. Engine & Gearbox
    Well today I stopped for fuel, picked up the black pump and had put 10 litres in when I realised it was Shell V-power petrol :eek: Topped up the tank with diesel (80 litre tank I think) and drove the mile or so home. Now I'm confused because some say it will be fine but to add something like...
  2. Engine & Gearbox
    I wasn't really concentrating this morning when filling up, and only noticed too late that I'd begun to fill my tank with unleaded, not diesel. Anyway, when I realised what I was doing, I stopped, swore, and had the bright idea of topping up the rest of the tank with diesel. So, the tank now...
  3. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Folks, I have accidentally put 10L of petrol in my 1.9 08 plate T5 :bhd:bhd:bhd It was totally empty and my initial reaction (after alot of swearing) was to dilute it with diesel. So I totally brimmed it with diesel right away !!! After driving back from petrol station (1 mile) and no...
  4. General T5 Chat
    Im Having a bad week, Tuesday just parted with £350 getting timing belt and water pump, Today went to fill up and stuck £75 of unleaded in!!! What a prat! Realised as I was filling so didn,t start the van and phoned RAC, recovered back to local garage for draining as RAC wanted to charge...
  5. General T5 Chat
    Hey guys, Just made the old classic mistake of putting unleaded in my muchos loved T5 TDI. Drove home (about 1 mile without realizing my error) without problem. Just went to start and obviously she's not firing up (this is when the penny suddenly dropped). Does anyone know how bad and how costly...
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