Putting Diesel in a Petrol Fiat is a very common mistake to make. And its remedy hinges on several different factors. Assuming you want to know what it is best to do about this then keep reading.
Right here are the most important variables to to consider whenever making a decision whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Don't just have any jack-of-all-trades to try to drain your vehicle. We are Fiat specialists and hold the qualifications and knowledge required to ensure that you are back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Fiat? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Brava?
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The technique of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically the same for virtually all vehicles. Of course it may vary a little as each manufacturer has their unique different fuel system. Having said that it still essentially observes the below guidelines:
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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