Putting Diesel in a Petrol Fiat is a usual error. And what you want to do about it will depend on various things. In the event that you want to know what you have to do to sort it out then please read on.
Listed below are the most crucial factors to think about whenever deciding on whether to get the car drained:
Avoid getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your vehicle. We are Fiat experts and possess the certification and expertise necessary to ensure you get back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Fiat? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Stilo Multi Wagon?
Contact us and receive honest guidance and sensible assistance for your specific situation
We would come to you to carry out the full contaminated fuel retrieval & purge there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting nationwide coverage, for Fiat motorists in particular. We mainly deal with:
We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Fiat vehicles. Regardless of whether it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The procedure of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially similar for the majority of vehicles. As you can imagine it does differ to some degree as every make has their unique fuel system. Even so it still essentially observes 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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