Filling Petrol in a Diesel Fiat is a fairly typical error. And its remedy is dependent upon a variety of things. In the event that you want to know what it is advisable to do to fix it then please read on.
These are the main variables to be aware of whenever determining whether to have the car drained:
Steer clear of getting any unqualified mechanic to try to fix your vehicle. We are Fiat specialists and hold the qualifications and practical experience required to ensure you get back on the road with minimum hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Fiat? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Idea JTD Multijet?
Call us and receive honest recommendations and sensible help for your particular situation
We are able to go to you to carry out the complete contaminated fuel retrieval & purge there on scene
Once we are done you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting national coverage, for Fiat motorists in particular. We predominantly fix:
We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Fiat vehicles. Whether it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going once again.
The procedure of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel car is generally identical for most vehicles. Of course it does differ a little as every brand has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still generally adheres to the below 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.
In the event that you have any queries or need some assistance please Call us!
We are able to get you on the road again.
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