Putting Petrol in a Diesel Fiat is a fairly typical mistake. And exactly what you want to do about it is dependent upon several different factors. If you would like to know what to do to sort it out then read on.
Listed here the most important factors to to consider whenever deciding on whether to get a fuel drain:
Avoid getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Fiat specialists and have the accreditation and knowledge necessary to make certain you are back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Petrol in a Diesel Fiat? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat 500L Multijet?
Contact us and get honest guidance and sensible assistance for your exact situation
We can go to you to do the full fuel removal & cleanse there on scene
When we are done you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting nationwide service, for Fiat motorists especially. We primarily attend:
We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Fiat vehicles. Whether it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going again.
The technique of removing Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is fundamentally similar for a large number of vehicles. Naturally it does differ to some degree as each brand has their unique fuel system. Having said that it still essentially 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.
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