3-Series (E46, E90)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1999 to Current. Models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318Ci, BMW 320i, BMW 323i, BMW 325i, BMW 330i, BMW 328 Ci, BMW 328i, BMW 325i/xi, BMW 330Ci, BMW 320d, BMW 330d, BMW 335d.
i have a 03 320td and made the mistake of puttin petrol into it, the tank was almost empty ( diesel light been on around 15 miles) and i filled up with £8 of unleaded and then drove approx 2 mile in total before realsing something was wrong, the heater plug light came on and the car was smokin pritty bad an the turbo was not coming in, i then filled the tank to the brim ( £57.40 ) with diesel and now the car seems to be running fine with no smoke and plenty of pull, but the worry now is if any long term damage could occur and wether its worth draining the tank as i only drove it 3 mile back home after filing up with diesel. at the moment there is £8 unleaded and £60 diesel in the tank.... any advice would be appriciated.. thanks
Witeshark is right. It might not have done anything but whats left could do some damage...you never know. In my opinion draining it and buying more gas is a lot cheaper then risking haveing to do repairs.
Usually there is a drain plug on the bottom of the tank
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