Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Alfa Romeo is a fairly typical error. And its solution is dependent upon an assortment of factors. Assuming you would like to find out what you ought to do about it then please read on.
Listed here are the most important factors to to consider whenever deciding whether or not to get a fuel drain:
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By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Alfa Romeo? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Alfa Romeo Spider?
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The technique of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is fundamentally exactly the same for most vehicles. As you can imagine it does differ a bit as each manufacturer has their own different fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally follows the following principles:
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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