Anyone ever had contaminated fuel issues with Tesco?

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Anyone ever had contaminated fuel issues with Tesco?

Post by hap » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:04 pm

As above just wondered how rife this is and anyone had real experience

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Post by b0ardgamer » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:31 pm

Yup, a year or so back, I had a spell of extremely rough running on start-up. Not particularly noticeable otherwise. The warming light came on (can't recall what it was called, but it indicated a fuel mix problem). I took it to a local garage, and their first question was "Did you fill up at Tesco's?". They had a regular stream of customers with the same problem. Solution was to just fill up with decent petrol, and the problem went away. Never been back to Tesco (for fuel) since. I stick to Shell V-Power now.

I did contact Tesco customer services, and they basically said it was impossible for their fuel to be less than 100% perfect, and told me to get lost (I paraphrase).

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Post by hap » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:38 pm

Cheers my dad car had just cranked out 2010 318 2 litre petrol
All fuel pumps checked working diagnostic all clear no codes no warning lights no misfires BMW say the believe the fuel is contaminated

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