Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Alfa Romeo is a fairly typical problem. And its remedy hinges on several different things. Assuming you want to know what to do to fix it then please read on.
Listed below are the main factors to to consider when determining whether or not to have your car drained:
Do not simply have any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your automobile. We are Alfa Romeo specialists and possess the credentials and knowledge required to make sure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Alfa Romeo? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Alfa Romeo 147?
Call us and receive reliable recommendations and practical assistance for your specific circumstances
We would reach you to perform the complete fuel drain & flush right there on scene
As soon as we have finished you can get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide service, for Alfa Romeo motorists particularly. We mainly attend:
We are Alfa Romeo specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Alfa Romeo vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going once again.
The procedure of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence exactly the same for most cars. Of course it may differ somewhat as each make has their unique distinct fuel system. Even so it still adheres to 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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