Putting Diesel in a Petrol Fiat is a regular error. And its remedy depends upon a variety of things. If perhaps you would like to know what you need to do to fix it then please read on.
These are the most important variables to take into consideration whenever figuring out whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Avoid getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your vehicle. We are Fiat specialists and hold the credentials and working experience required to make certain you are back on the road with little hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Fiat? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Grande Punto?
Call us and receive genuine advice and practical help for your specific circumstances
We would go to you to undertake the complete fuel removal & clean right there on scene
Once we are done you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having countrywide coverage, for Fiat motorists in particular. We predominantly deal with:
We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Fiat vehicles. Whether it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The method of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally similar for the vast majority of vehicles. Naturally it may differ to some degree as every brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Having said that it still essentially follows 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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