Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Fiat is a common error. And its remedy will depend on various factors. In the event that you want to know what it is advisable to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
Let us discuss the most crucial variables to consider whenever deciding on whether to have the car drained:
Steer clear of having any jack-of-all-trades to try to repair your vehicle. We are Fiat experts and have got the accreditation and knowledge necessary to ensure you are back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Fiat? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Doblo?
Call us and get honest guidance and practical assistance for your exact circumstances
We would reach you to perform the complete contaminated fuel drain & clean right there on scene
When we have finished you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
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We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Fiat vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you moving once again.
The technique of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally similar for most vehicle makes. Obviously it does differ somewhat as each make has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still 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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