Filling Petrol in a Diesel Alfa Romeo is a usual mistake. And what you need to do about it is determined by a number of factors. In case you want to know what you ought to do about it then stay with me.
Let us discuss the main variables to consider whenever deciding on whether to get a fuel drain:
Stay away from having any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your automobile. We are Alfa Romeo experts and possess the accreditation and expertise required to ensure that you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Alfa Romeo? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Alfa Romeo Giulietta JTDM?
Contact us and obtain genuine advice and practical help for your specific situation
We can come to you to carry out the complete fuel retrieval & purge right there on scene
When we have finished you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering nationwide service, for Alfa Romeo motorists particularly. We typically attend to:
We are Alfa Romeo specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Alfa Romeo vehicles. Even if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The technique of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is in essence exactly the same for the majority of cars. Naturally it may differ a little as every brand has their particular different fuel system. Having said that it still basically adheres to the following principles:
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.
If you have any concerns or need assistance please Contact Us!
We are able to get you on the road once again.
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