Putting Petrol in a Diesel Alfa Romeo is a regularly occurring error. And its remedy will depend on several factors. Assuming you want to know what it is best to do about this then please read on.
Let us discuss the most crucial variables to take into consideration whenever choosing whether to have the car drained:
Avoid having any untrained so-and-so to try to fix your car. We are Alfa Romeo specialists and possess the accreditation and experience required to make certain that you are back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Alfa Romeo? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Alfa Romeo 146 TD?
Contact us and get honest recommendations and sensible help for your precise circumstance
We would come to you to perform the complete fuel drain & clean there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having countrywide cover, for Alfa Romeo motorists in particular. We predominantly attend to:
We are Alfa Romeo specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Alfa Romeo vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving once again.
The system of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is basically exactly the same for most vehicles. Of course it may differ to some degree as each make has their own different fuel system. Even so it still observes the following points:
When someone has put Petrol in a Diesel 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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We can get you going again.
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