Filling Petrol in a Diesel Alfa Romeo is a regular problem. And its solution depends upon several different things. Assuming you want to know what you ought to do about this then stay with me.
Listed below are the most crucial variables to think about when deciding on whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Avoid having any jack-of-all-trades to attend your vehicle. We are Alfa Romeo experts and possess the accreditation and knowledge needed to make sure that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Alfa Romeo? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Alfa Romeo Brera JTDM?
Call us and get sincere guidance and sensible help for your particular situation
We can go to you to perform the fuel removal & clean there on scene
Once we have completed you are able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Alfa Romeo motorists in particular. We primarily deal with:
We are Alfa Romeo specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Alfa Romeo vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you on the road again.
The system of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is in essence identical for the vast majority of vehicle makes. Naturally it can vary somewhat as each brand has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still fundamentally 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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