Filling Petrol in a Diesel Fiat is a very common problem. And what you want to do about it depends upon several things. If you would like to know what you have to do to fix it then read on.
Listed here are the most important variables to take into consideration whenever figuring out whether to have your car drained:
Do not simply have any unqualified mechanic to attend your vehicle. We are Fiat specialists and have the certification and experience necessary to ensure you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Fiat? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Freemont Multijet?
Give us a call and obtain sincere guidance and practical help for your particular situation
We would go to you to perform the complete fuel removal & cleanse there on scene
Once 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 experts in the UK, having countrywide coverage, for Fiat motorists especially. We typically deal with:
We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Fiat vehicles. Whether or not it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going again.
The method of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is in essence identical for the majority of vehicles. Naturally it does vary somewhat as each make has their particular fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically adheres to the following 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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