Putting Petrol in a Diesel Alfa Romeo is a well-known mistake to make. And exactly what you need to do about it is dependent upon a variety of things. If perhaps you would like to know what you should do to fix it then keep on reading.
Listed here are the key variables to to consider whenever deciding whether or not to have it drained:
Do not simply get any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Alfa Romeo experts and hold the qualifications and working experience necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Alfa Romeo? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Alfa Romeo 156 JTD?
Give us a call and obtain straightforward recommendations and sensible assistance for your particular circumstances
We would come to you to do the complete fuel removal & clean there on scene
As soon as we have completed you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting nationwide coverage, for Alfa Romeo motorists especially. We mainly attend:
We are Alfa Romeo specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Alfa Romeo vehicles. No matter if it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you on the road again.
The process of extracting Petrol from a Diesel car is fundamentally similar for the majority of cars. Naturally it may differ a little as every make has their own distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally adheres to the below 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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