Putting Petrol in a Diesel Iveco is a fairly typical mistake to make. And its remedy depends upon various things. In case you would like to find out what it is advisable to do about this then keep on reading.
Here are the main factors to keep in mind when choosing whether to have your car drained:
Do not just get any unqualified so-and-so to try to drain your vehicle. We are Iveco experts and possess the skills and expertise needed to ensure that you are back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Iveco? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Iveco Massif?
Call us and get straightforward advice and practical help for your particular situation
We would come to you to perform the full fuel removal & cleanse there on scene
Once we have completed you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering national cover, for Iveco motorists particularly. We mostly fix:
We are Iveco specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Iveco vehicles. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you on the road again.
The process of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is basically exactly the same for most motor vehicles. As you can imagine it can differ a little as every manufacturer has their own fuel system. Even so it still 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.
In case you have any enquiries or want our assistance please Call us!
We are able to get you going once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET