Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Ferrari is a fairly typical mistake to make. And what you should do about it depends on various factors. If you would like to find out what you ought to do about this then keep on reading.
Listed here are the most important factors to take into account whenever deciding on whether to have a fuel drain:
Avoid having any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Ferrari experts and have the certification and knowledge needed to ensure you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Ferrari? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Ferrari F430?
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We can reach you to do the fuel removal & purge right there on scene
Once we have completed you are able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting countrywide service, for Ferrari motorists especially. We typically 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 once again.
The system of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally similar for virtually all vehicle makes. As you can imagine it can vary somewhat as every make has their particular distinct fuel system. Having said that it still essentially adheres to 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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