Filling Diesel in a Petrol Alfa Romeo is a common mistake. And what you should do about it varies according to a variety of things. In case you want to know what it is advisable to do about this then stay with me.
These are the most crucial variables to to consider when deciding whether to get your car drained:
Do not simply get any general so-and-so to attend your vehicle. We are Alfa Romeo experts and have got the certification and experience necessary to make sure that you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Alfa Romeo? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Alfa Romeo 156?
Call us and obtain sincere guidance and practical assistance for your precise situation
We would come to you to undertake the full fuel removal & purge there on scene
Once we have completed you are able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having countrywide coverage, for Alfa Romeo motorists particularly. We predominantly fix:
We are Alfa Romeo specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Alfa Romeo vehicles. Regardless of whether it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving once again.
The method of removing Diesel from a Petrol car is generally identical for the vast majority of motor vehicles. As you can imagine it does differ a little as every manufacturer has their own distinct fuel system. Even so it still follows the below 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.
In the event that you have any questions or want some assistance please Call us!
We are able to get you on the road once again.
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