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Topped up 56 plate volvo s80 diesel with 13.41 unleaded. Tank

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Topped up 56 plate volvo s80 diesel with 13.41 unleaded. Tank now full but should I get drained
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  GeoffMiles replied 4 years ago.
Hello, do not drive the vehicle any further or run the engine as you risk pump and injector damage. The correct procedure is to drain the fuel tank, blow the fuel lines out and replace the fuel filter. The petrol in the system will cause high wear on the fuel components as it does not have any lubricating properties.

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