Filling Petrol in a Diesel Fiat is a very common mistake to make. And what you have to do about it is based on several different things. In the event that you would like to find out what you have to do to fix it then please read on.
Right here are the key factors to think about whenever making a decision whether to get a fuel drain:
Don't just get any jack-of-all-trades to try to drain your car. We are Fiat experts and have the credentials and expertise necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Fiat? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Grande Punto Multijet?
Contact us and get honest guidance and sensible assistance for your particular situation
We are able to go to you to do the full contaminated fuel retrieval & cleanse there on scene
Once we have finished you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting countrywide coverage, for Fiat motorists in particular. We mainly deal with:
We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Fiat vehicles. Even if it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The technique of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is in essence identical for virtually all vehicles. Needless to say it can vary a little as each brand has their own distinct fuel system. Even so it still generally 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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