Putting Diesel in a Petrol Fiat is a regular problem. And what you have to do about it will depend on several different things. If you want to know what you need to do to sort it out then continue reading.
Listed below are the most important variables to take into consideration when determining whether or not to have a fuel drain:
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Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Fiat? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Marea Weekend?
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We would come to you to do the contaminated fuel removal & flush there on scene
As soon as we have finished you can get back on your way and get on with your trip
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The process of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence the same for a large number of cars. Needless to say it can vary a bit as every make has their own different fuel system. Even so it still fundamentally 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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