What to do when wrong fuel has
been put into tank.
Premium petrol instead of regular
The engine can be run on premium fuel
with no problems.
Regular petrol instead of premium
In isolated cases the engine can also be
run on regular petrol. The vehicle must
then however not be driven at top speed
and with full throttle. High engine loading
with full throttle or high speeds can
cause engine damage. Fill tank with
premium petrol as soon as possible.
Lead-free petrol instead of leaded
The engine can be run on lead-free pe-
trol. A stipulation however is that the
petrol has the correct anti-knock proper-
ties (RON) - see also section on "Fuel".
If the anti-knock properties are lower,
the instructions under "Regular petrol
instead of premium" apply.
Leaded petrol instead of lead-free
Vehicles with catalyst must not be driven
on leaded petrol because otherwise the
function of the emission control system
is affected considerably - see also sec-
tion "Fuel". The fuel system must be
emptied, in accordance with environ-
mental regulations - preferably by a
Petrol instead of diesel
The engine can be run on a concentra-
tion of up to approx. 3 0 % leaded or
lead-free regular petrol (not premium).
However if premium petrol or a large
quantity of regular petrol has been put
in the tank accidentally, the engine must
not be run as otherwise damage will
occur. The fuel system must be emptied
bearing in mind environmental control
regulations - preferably by a V.A.G work-
Diesel instead of petrol
The engine cannot be run on Diesel. The
fuel system must be emptied bearing in
mind the environmental control regula-
tions - preferably by a V.A.G workshop.
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