Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Fiat is a very common error. And exactly what you should do about it is dependent upon several factors. If perhaps you would like to find out what you ought to do to sort it out then keep on reading.
Listed here are the most important variables to take into account when figuring out whether or not to get it drained:
Steer clear of having any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your car. We are Fiat specialists and possess the credentials and practical experience needed to make certain that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Fiat? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Linea?
Give us a call and obtain sincere guidance and sensible help for your precise circumstance
We would come to you to carry out the contaminated fuel drain & flush there on scene
As soon as we are done you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
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We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained thousands 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 method of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically identical for the majority of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it does differ slightly as each brand has their unique different fuel system. Even so it still basically follows the following 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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