Putting Diesel in a Petrol Ferrari is a usual problem. And its remedy hinges on an assortment of things. If you would like to know what you have to do to fix it then read on.
These are the main variables to take into account when choosing whether to have a fuel drain:
Don't just get any jack-of-all-trades to try to repair your automobile. We are Ferrari experts and possess the credentials and practical experience required to make sure that you are back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Ferrari? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano?
Give us a call and get genuine guidance and sensible help for your particular situation
We can go to you to do the full fuel removal & flush right there on scene
When we have finished you can get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having national coverage, for Ferrari motorists in particular. We principally attend to:
We are Ferrari specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Ferrari vehicles. Whether it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you moving again.
The process of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically similar for the majority of cars. Naturally it does vary to some degree as every manufacturer has their particular fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally adheres to the below 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.
Should you have any questions or want some help please Contact Us!
We can get you moving once again.
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