Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Fiat is a usual mistake to make. And its remedy will depend on an assortment of factors. In the event that you would like to find out what you ought to do to sort it out then stay with me.
Let us discuss the most crucial factors to take into consideration whenever determining whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Steer clear of getting any unqualified so-and-so to try to fix your vehicle. We are Fiat specialists and have the accreditation and knowledge necessary to ensure you get back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Fiat? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Multipla JTD Multijet?
Give us a call and get straightforward advice and practical assistance for your particular circumstance
We are able to come to you to do the full contaminated fuel drain & clean there on scene
When we are done you can get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering countrywide cover, for Fiat motorists particularly. We primarily fix:
We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Fiat vehicles. Whether or not it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you on the road once again.
The method of removing Petrol from a Diesel car is basically the same for a large number of motor vehicles. Needless to say it can differ a bit as every make has their own fuel system. However it still generally observes the below guidelines:
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 case you have any concerns or require help please Call us!
We can get you on the road again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm