Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Fiat is a common mistake. And its remedy is dependent upon a variety of things. In the event that you want to find out what you should do about this then keep on reading.
These are the most crucial factors to keep in mind whenever making a decision whether to get the car drained:
Do not simply get any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Fiat experts and possess the certification and working experience required to make certain you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Fiat? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat 500L?
Contact us and get straightforward guidance and sensible assistance for your exact situation
We can come to you to undertake the complete fuel retrieval & purge right there on scene
When we are done you can get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering countrywide service, for Fiat motorists especially. We principally fix:
We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Fiat vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going again.
The technique of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence exactly the same for virtually all vehicle makes. Of course it can vary to some extent as each manufacturer has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still observes the following 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.
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