Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Fiat is a well-known error. And what you want to do about it is determined by a variety of things. If perhaps you want to find out what it is advisable to do about it then keep on reading.
Here are the most important variables to consider when deciding on whether to get a fuel drain:
Refrain from getting any unqualified so-and-so to attend your automobile. We are Fiat specialists and possess the skills and expertise required to ensure you are back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Fiat? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Marea Weekend JTD?
Call us and get sincere guidance and practical assistance for your exact situation
We are able to come to you to undertake the complete fuel retrieval & cleanse right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you can get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting national service, for Fiat motorists in particular. We mainly attend:
We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Fiat vehicles. Even if it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you on the road once again.
The procedure of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is generally identical for a large number of vehicles. Of course it does vary a bit as each manufacturer has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically follows 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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