Putting Petrol in a Diesel Fiat is a usual mistake to make. And its remedy is based on several different things. Assuming you would like to know what it is advisable to do about this then keep on reading.
These are the most crucial factors to be aware of when making a decision whether or not to get your car drained:
Don't simply have any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your vehicle. We are Fiat specialists and have the skills and experience necessary to ensure you get back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Fiat? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Brava TD?
Give us a call and obtain genuine advice and sensible help for your precise circumstances
We can reach you to carry out the contaminated fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
When we are done you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having nationwide coverage, for Fiat motorists in particular. We principally attend to:
We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Fiat vehicles. No matter if it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going once again.
The process of draining Petrol from a Diesel car is basically the same for the majority of cars. As you can imagine it may vary a little as each brand has their own distinct fuel system. Even so it still basically observes the below 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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