Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Fiat is a well-known problem. And exactly what you want to do about it depends upon a few factors. In case you want to know what you must do about this then keep on reading.
Here are the most crucial factors to consider when determining whether to get a fuel drain:
Do not just have any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Fiat specialists and possess the certification and knowledge required to ensure you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Fiat? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat A1?
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The method of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is basically similar for the majority of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it may vary a little as every brand has their own different fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically follows the below 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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