Filling Diesel in a Petrol Fiat is a regular error. And exactly what you need to do about it depends on an assortment of factors. In case you would like to know what you should do to fix it then keep reading.
Listed below are the key factors to think about whenever deciding on whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Do not simply get any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Fiat specialists and have the certification and practical experience required to make certain that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Fiat? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Punto?
Contact us and obtain genuine recommendations and sensible help for your particular situation
We would come to you to perform the full contaminated fuel removal & clean there on scene
As soon as we have finished you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, boasting nationwide cover, for Fiat motorists especially. We typically 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 can get you on the road once again.
The system of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally the same for the majority of vehicle makes. Naturally it does differ somewhat as every brand has their unique fuel system. However it still adheres to 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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