Filling Diesel in a Petrol Alfa Romeo is a common problem. And exactly what you need to do about it is dependent upon a few things. If you want to know what it is advisable to do about this then read on.
Let us discuss the key variables to take into account when choosing whether to get it drained:
Do not simply get any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your automobile. We are Alfa Romeo specialists and possess the skills and working experience required to make certain that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Alfa Romeo? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Alfa Romeo 145?
Contact us and receive honest recommendations and practical assistance for your precise circumstances
We would go to you to do the complete contaminated fuel drain & flush right there on scene
As soon as we are done you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting national service, for Alfa Romeo motorists particularly. We mainly attend:
We are Alfa Romeo specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Alfa Romeo vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving once again.
The method of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is generally identical for most cars. Obviously it may differ a little as every brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally observes the following points:
When someone has put Diesel in a Petrol car they have a few very common questions. So we have compiled a list of the most Frequently Asked Questions for you
Turn off the car as soon as possible and call us. Continuing to run a vehicle on the wrong fuel can potentially damage it. We will be able to give you advice and assistance based on your circumstances
It can. However, if the problem is caught and remedied quickly the risks will be minimal. Of the 1,500 vehicles we attend every month, less than 0.5% have suffered and substantial damage requiring parts replacement.
The safe answer is none. However you might be able to get away with a very low contamination ratio. That being said, we always highly recommend draining anything over a 5% contamination ratio asap.
Putting Super Unleaded, or Shell V-Power, BP Ultimate Unleaded, etc, will have the exact same effect as putting regular unleaded petrol in your diesel car and will need to be drained out and flushed.
No! The EU Block Exemption Regulations clearly state that "the work can be carried out by as long as that garage uses manufacturer approved parts and correctly follows the manufacturer's service schedule."
This might work on some vehicles in some cases, but in the majority on instances it won't and you risk damaging the Lambda sensors as well as fuel pump and injectors, just as a regular misfuel.
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