Putting Petrol in a Diesel Fiat is a common error. And exactly what you should do about it depends on a number of things. If perhaps you want to know what you have to do to fix it then keep reading.
Right here are the key variables to consider whenever deciding whether to get your car drained:
Do not simply have any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Fiat specialists and have the certification and experience required to ensure that you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Fiat? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Fiat Qubo Multijet?
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We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having nationwide cover, for Fiat motorists especially. We mainly attend:
We are Fiat specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Fiat vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going once again.
The technique of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is fundamentally identical for most vehicle makes. Naturally it does vary to some degree as each brand has their own distinct fuel system. Having said that it still adheres to 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.
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