Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Ferrari is a regular mistake to make. And its solution is based on several things. In case you want to find out what it is advisable to do about this then keep on reading.
These are the main factors to keep in mind whenever deciding on whether to get a fuel drain:
Do not simply get any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Ferrari experts and have the certification and practical experience needed to make certain that you are back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Ferrari? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Ferrari F50?
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We can come to you to perform the fuel removal & purge there on scene
Once we are done you are able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having countrywide coverage, for Ferrari motorists in particular. We principally fix:
We are Ferrari specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Ferrari vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The system of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially identical for a large number of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it does vary a bit as each brand has their unique fuel system. Even so it still basically observes 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.
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