Started engine after filling car with diesel instead of petrol?

Well, the good news is that filling a gasoline engine with diesel is not as bad as using gasoline in a diesel engine. There is likely no permanent damage. The bad news is that you're probably looking at several hundred dollars (perhaps up to $500) to drain the fuel tank and engine and flush the f...

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Which car manufacters recommend BP fuels?

The ones that have been paid by BP.

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How was the diesel engine developed?

The first car was on diesel.

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The Working fluid in an diesel engine?

The working fluid in an internal combustion engine like a diesel would simply be the air it sucks in and passes out in the exhaust.

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What makes a car slow to accelerate?

Dirty Air/fuel filter Plugged catalytic converter Worn spark plugs Timing not adjusted properly

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What are the uses of diesel?

Diesel is used as a fuel in all sorts of vehicles cars, trucks, trains, boats, anything with an internal combustion engine that is designed to burn diesel. Diesel engines are popular because they last a long time and have a lot of pulling power. They are ideal for anything carrying a heavy load.

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Petrol in diesel engine?

Please don't do that. It will blow the head right off of your engine.This is because gasoline is more explosive then diesel.For example, if you have a gallon of gas, and you explode it, the resulting explosive gas generated would be larger than if you managed to explode a gallon of diesel.So your...

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What gas stations sell pure gas in new york?

I would say maybe mobil if any but its kind more expensive than any other gas station,

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What gas stations have non ethanol gas in brevard county fl?

There is a gas station on US Hwy 1 in Cocoa just across from the Frontenac Flea Market that sells non-ethanol gas. They also pump it for you! Great people! This is one of only 3 stations in Brevard County that provide it.

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If petrol was in limited supply what would be the vehicle that needed the petrol the most?

if petrol was in short supply then emergancy services would be the vehicle that needed it most eg the police, ambulance and fire brigade

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Who was Rudolf Diesel?

Rudolf Diesel was a German engineer and the inventor of the diesel engine, the first of which ran on a powder made of finely ground coal dust.He was trying to find a way to improve the internal combustion engine and, in 1892, he invented the first compression ignition engine.It was new technology...

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What do you do if you have put petrol in diesel car?

STOP DRIVING DUMP THE ENTIRE CONTENTS OF THE FUEL TANK REFIL WITH DIESEL PURGE THE FUEL LINES REPLACE THE FUEL FILTERPRAY IT'S OKIf you've done this and still have problems, the petrol has attacked various seals in probbaly the injector pump and or injectors. Could now get expensive. (Note that i...

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How do you known if your car can handle e-85 gas?

If it doesn't spark knock (ping) you're okay.=====================================================You have to have a flex fuel engine that is designed to use E-85

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How much gasoline is left in the world?

I assume you are asking about oil and how much total oil we have left in the world.In the United States we have roughly 400 years or so (at current use rates) of oil reserves that we currently know about. Most of that is on the Green river formation which takes up all of Colorado, Wyoming and Uta...

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Is diesel easy to set on fire?

No, diesel fuel is not easy to set on fire. It has to have a good wick, or be vaporized to be quickly set on fire. You can put out a match in a pool of diesel fuel, but you wouldn't want to drop a match into a tank that holds it, as enough may have evaporated to cause it to ignite. It is not as v...

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What are the engine sizes for a 1992 GMC Sonoma are there more than one V6?

1992 GMC TRUCKS SONOMA 2.5L 4-cyl Engine Code A 2.8L 6-cyl Engine Code R 4.3L 6-cyl Engine Code W 4.3L 6-cyl Engine Code Z Good Luck and Remember. Change Your Mind, Not Your Oil. Use the First In Synthetic Motor Oil's. See My Bio For Information & Contact Details.

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Where does diesel come from?

from oil, under the ground

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What happens if your car runs out of gas?

Your car stops working and typically coasts to a stop, wherever you are.you will suck up all the dirt into your injectors and could cause further problems.

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What size gas tank does a 2001 Dodge Ram 3500 have?

The 2001 Ram 3500 model pickup only came with one size fuel tank. The fuel tank had a 35 gallon capacity.A standard cab, 5.9 gas engine, 8 ft bed with a manual 5 speed transmission has a 35 US gallon fuel tank.

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Will a small amount of gasoline in a diesel engine damage the engine?

No - a small amount will not damage the engine, though may cause it to run badly. However, a larger amount can cause serious damage, and the tank and engine should be drained.

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What size is the gas tank in a 2004 ford expedition?

According to Cars.com the 2004 Expedition has a 28 gal tank. This was true for both the low-end LXS 4.6L and the top-end Eddie Bauer 5.4L so it would be safe to assume averthing in between was the same.

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How do get water out of your gas tank?

The water will settle to the bottom of the tank. The fuel pump is located on the bottom of the tank which means it will be picked up first and sent to the injectors. Water will not burn so the car will not start or will but run rough and die. You can by a gas drier or pay less and go to the drugs...

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Why is fuel coming back out fuel line?

fuel line has leak or fuel filter needs to be replaced

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Where is the fuel pump relay on a ea falcon?

Depends if it is CFI or MFI. The CFI one is under the bonnett with all other relays next to the battery. It is green and black

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Will using aprox. 6 gallons of low sulfur diesel fuel 50 ppm in a 30 gallon tank fuel damage an engine?

Assuming that the remainder of the gas tank was filled with regular gas it should not harm the engine. It may run rough for a while but as long as the diesel is mixed with a good amount of regular gas it will be fine.

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How octane cetane number can be used to determine efficiency of petrol diesel?

After oil change intervals, gasoline grades (Regular, Mid-Grade, and Premium) are about the most widely misinterpreted automotive concept -- and for good reason. When gas was still selling for a buck or so a gallon, ratings didn't receive that much press. At today's prices, however, there is a re...

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What is the best quality gasoline?

All major brands of gasoline are basically the same. The additives added are the only difference between brands. I have never noticed a difference in one brand or another.

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What happens if you put perol in diesel car then oil as well after running it fot 1000 miles now the warning light comes on and run sluggish.if i get a flush will the car run normally again?

If you drove a diesel for 1,000 miles with gasoline in the tank, then, depending on the amount of diesel you put in the tank, you may have done some serious damage to the injector pump. Drain the tank of all fuel and the fill it up with diesel. You will know very soon if damage was done.

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Can a diesel engined car with common-rail technology get through flooded street as well as the conventional diesel engined car?

The first thing that limits ANY VEHICLE going through water is the height of the AIR INTAKE for the engine. Loosely speaking, if your air intake is at the height of the top of your vehicle ( the top of the cabin ) that is the depth of water your DIESEL VEHICLE could go through, only problem is it...

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How do you siphon gas from a common passenger vehicle you have bought several gas siphons from hardware stores the hand pump and the push pump and you can never get it to work It always seems like im?

modern cars have a anti-syphon swirl pot spot welded in the tank for 2 reasons 1. fuel secruity 2. prevent fuel from rushing up the filler pipe to prevent leakage on high speed cornering. Also you need to make sure the end of the pipe is lower than the tank so make sure the container you're using...

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In a European car what side is the gas pedal on?

Most of Europe drives on the same side of the road as the US does, it's only the UK where they drive on the left side of the road.Although the steering and cockpit configuration is on the right side, the peddles are the same. they read from right to left just like the right side traffic standard.

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Could Aviation gasoline be used in a car?

Yes but not all cars. Av gas has a high concentration of lead additives used to boost octane. This is because of the high compression in airplane engines. Lead, in any amount in your fuel, will ruin your catalytic converter. Av fuel is also a great deal more expensive than your automotive pump ga...

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How much will it cost to repair putting petrol in diesel car?

Depends on how soon you spotted youir mistake. If you didn't start the car it's just a question of draining the tank and you're OK - maybe 200 USD.If you ran it until it stalled you're looking at more, perhaps the double. Fuel system has to be drained and flushed, filters to replace, maybe spark ...

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Why is gasoline useful in cars?

It is useful to cars because it helps them move for one place to another

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How do you remove the wiring connector from the fuel injectors on your 2000 Cadillac Seville?

There are two locks at each connection. One lock locks the the other. So if you release and pull back the first safety lock you can then squeeze the original lock to release the connection from the injector. It's a safety thing I guess.

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Compare the old gasoline to new gasoline?

newer gasoline from the past 3-4 months in most places has 10% ethanol in it they sell an additive if you have anything with a small gasoline motor (lawnmower, 4-wheeler,etc) so it doesnt mess up your engine or fuel system when you mix the old gas and new gas

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Is regular unleaded ok for BMW 323i?

As long as it does not "ping" excessively

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When there was leaded gas why did it cost less when the lead had to be added and unleaded was higher when it came unleaded in the first place?

At first glance, it doesn't make any sense at all.But when you look at it overall, it makes perfect sense.Engine development and gasoline development go hand-in-hand: if you can't get good fuel that doesn't cause knock when it's burned, you can't make powerful engines. Knock tears engines apart.T...

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Where do you find fuel pump shut off switch in a 2003 Trailblazer?

Assuming you are looking for an inertia kill switch for the fuel pump, it doesn't have one.

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Can you use gasoline in diesel engine?

We cannot use gasoline in diesel engine.Gasoline will not detonate properly (detonates prematurely) in a Diesel engine rendering the power output at next to nothing.It will also damage the engine and cost of repairing is also very high.True: Diesel engines work by compressing the fuel and don't h...

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Why does diesel car do not have OBDII port?

European cars don't have OBD-II until 2001, diesel engine ecu is not until 2000

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What will happen salt in diesel engine?

Salt will not dissolve in diesel fuel. However the salt may very well clogged fuel filters.

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What year did unleaded fuel go into cars?

5468655558539673!Lead additives were starting to get removed from fuels in the early 70s, but is still present in some race fuels today

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What are some gas saving tips for trucks with a diesel engine?

First of all, don't put gas into a diesel truck. That will save you a very large repair bill.best tip i can give you is dont try to drive same asa gasoline engine they just do not urn the same also start to breal earlier than you would with a gasoline engine diesels do not create backpressure tha...

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Can diesel fuel destroy gasoline engines?

NO, I have seen it done for awhile. (Diesel fuel is an oil.) But eventually the gas engine will stop running (if residual gas remains in the tank) due to failure to burn completely in a gas engine. Expect carbon buildup and dirty spark plugs prior to it stopping. But diesel fuel does interact wit...

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Does a car use more coolant in the cold?

In short no. Your cars cooling system is a sealed unit therefore it should not use any coolant whatsoever no matter the ambient temperature.

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What are the mILES PER GALLON for various classic cars?

That all depends on the engine in the vehicle, muscle cars got about 9 to 12 MPG.

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What is mixed to increase the octane number of gasoline?

The most common additive is MTBE.

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What is a thrown rod?

it is a connecting rod that has seized on the crank / broke and went thru the block

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What are the disadvantages of using car by transportation?

$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ ! ! ! ! ! gasoline , oil changes, taxes , cost of car, insurance, tires, other maintenance , broken parts, wear items = brakes,filters,shocks, then rust , then accidents = wow more =ductibles,towing wow !

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What do you do if regular gasoline was put in your truck and it has a diesel engine?

First off, DO NOT run this engine or serious damage will occur. Drain the fuel tank, blow out all the fuel lines, replace the fuel filter, and remove as much fuel as possible from all fuel components. Pour in a fresh supply of diesel and start it up.

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When was the petrol car invented?

The first practical auto was invented in Germany 1885 by Karl Benz.

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How do replace fuel filter on a 1985 Lincoln Town Car?

You will need a simple inexpensive tool to disconnect the lines from the filter. Your local auto parts store will have the tools you need. Warning! The fuel system will be under pressure. Before disconnecting the fuel lines from the filter, remove the fuse and/or relay for the fuel pump, then try...

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What engine is best diesel or gasoline?

definitley diesel its a much more effecient engine and surprisingly burns much cleaner than gasoline especially in performance if you put 5grand into a diesel truck your lookin at close to 30 mpgs or more as to were a gasoline engine would be getting only about 8

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Where is the fuel pump relay on 2001 Mazda millennium?

Under the hood in the fuse/relay center.

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You filled your 06 Hyundai elantra with 13 gallons of diesel fuel and drove it about fifty miles what kind of damage should you expect?

shouldnt be much, but now take the right steps to fix it. drain the tank and refill it, and change the plugs. you will have to flush the fuel lines and injector rail.. otherwise start it up and run it for about ten mins. and change the oil and filter to make sure that it is not contaminated.

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What is average miles per gallon with a semi?

6-7 mpgs enjoy ur answer!

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Do cars use gasoline?

Some do. Some don't. Some cars run on diesel, some run on propane, some run on cooking oil

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Fuels that can be used in diesel cars?

diesel. duhh also LNG, LPG, even gasoline in so called "diesel-blend" injection, meaning a mixture of diesel with other fuels. Hydrogen could also be used to make the ignition of the fuel blend more clean and efficiënt.

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What damage is caused by petrol in a diesel engine?

Serious damage. Any diesel mechanic, would recommend draining the entire fuel system and re-filling it with pure diesel. I do know some guys that add a gallon or two of gasoline to their diesel trucks, meaning big rig semi's, in the winter for easier starting, however their truck's fuel tanks hav...

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What device controls the mixture of gases and air going into a car engine?

If the car is carbureted then there are two little screws on the carburetor called air/fuel mixture screws that control the air/fuel mixture. There should be info. on your cars factory settings. Hope this helps.

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How much petrol does a car use per kilomitor?

That all depends on the vehicle, and how it is being driven, if you really want to know how much petrol is being used, fill your car until the pump kicks out, no more, no less, reset your trip odometer or record the number on your odometer then drive, just drive normally, and when you need to fil...

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Who found diesel?

Diesel,petrol and fuel were found at the same time by a forest explorer in a forest.

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Does the Mercedes Benz c280 use diesel or gasoline?

It has a gasoline engine.

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What will a diagnostic for a possible bad fuel injector say?

injector curcuit malfunction, then tells cylinder number. po200 to po206,

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How do I know that air filter of my car needs to be repair or replace How long does an Air Filter last?

It should be inspected once a year because critters are known to nest in there. Replacing the filter every 35K is a good practice but it really depends on how dusty the driving conditions are.

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How does a car engine convert petrol to power?

The petrol is burned in the engine where part of the energy released (roughly one-fourth) is used in moving the car, while the rest is lost as heat and sound energy.

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Can the fuel injector cause a car to die?

Yes, This sounds exactly like what my 97 geo metro was doing. I replaced the fuel filter(thinking that was the problem, obviously it wasn't). Then I finally took it to someone who knew what they were doing and told me it was the fuel injector. I changed that and I haven't had a problem since. Sou...

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How much does it cost to rebuild a gasoline engine if exposed to diesel fuel?

If it was just exposed not run for a while just replacing the fuel filter draning the carb or fuel injectiors, and running a gas additive in your fuel for a bit so it will break down any diesel that is left

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How does speed affect miles per gallon?

in all vehicles, speed and miles per gallon are indirectly related, meaning the faster you go, the less your MPG rating will be. The further you push down the accelerator, the more fuel is injected into the engine and raising the rate the piston moved up and down in the cylinder, causing the engi...

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Is there any vehicle which can run on both petrol and diesel?

A vehical that runs on petrol and diesel is impossible as they are both ignited in different ways. For exaple petrol is ignited by the spark plugs and a diesel is ignited by the shear force of the compression from the pistons.A petrol engine has a round 9:1 compression ratio and a diesel has abou...

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How a diesel engine works?

I will explain on a 1 cylinder engine. This makes it easier to under stand. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and down tight to the side walls of the cylinder. Connected to the bottom of the piston is a rod. The rod connects to a shaft called a crankshaft at the bottom of the engine. ...

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Why is petrol or diesel always priced at whatever point 9?

its nothing but a psychological trick which makes it seem much cheaper that it really is

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Can you fuel your car with dirt and water?

No, there is no combustible substance there. However some car companies have concept vehicles that use hydrogen as a fuel; Hydrogen is a gaseous mix of water and oxygen.

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How do you change a fuel pump in a 2001 f 350?

It is more than likely inside the the fuel tank, not a very easy repair for the DIY'er but if you have the right tools it can be done. Here's the basic steps. Drain as much fuel out as possibe, loosen the tank straps and lower tank, remove the what seems like 50 bolts in a circle on the top of ta...

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How do you get a fuel injected car to start once its been flooded?

Make sure the car is in neutral if it's a manual, park if it's an automatic. Floor the accelerator while you try to start it.

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How long will a diesel engine last using unleaded fuel?

Any diesel fuel is unleaded. There are summer and winter diesel in some countries. Diesel on cars work till 400000 - 500000km if the owner takes care. On ships it may last 50 years.If you are asking about a diesel engine running on unleaded gasoline (petrol) it will only run for a manner of minut...

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Why does a car use more petrol when it has a load?

When the car is loaded, more energy is needed to propel it. A loaded car feels sluggish so you have to press the gas pedal more, so more fuel is used.

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How did the word diesel come about?

The Diesel engine was named after its inventor, Dr. Rudolph Diesel

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Have 1998 Kia Sportage has 2 green fuel injectors and 2 orange injectors . why?

Maybe two of them were replaced with aftermarket ones at some point in its life.

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What is the fastest car with diesel engine?

The fastest available vehicle for sale is the BMW 335d - a twin turbo 3 litre engine producing nearly 600 lb of torque and 276 bhp. These can be remapped to produce a reliable 340 bhp and 700 lb of torque, enabling a 0 - 60 mph time 0f 5 seconds and top speed of 170mph. BMW 335d coupe

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What maks a fuel injected car flood?

The amount of fuel delivered to a properly functioning injected car is determined by sensors mounted throughout the vehicles air intake system. These sensors work together along with the ecu to control the fuel / air mix delivered to the cylinders.We would need to isolate the components that have...

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What is the material commonly used in diesel fuel pumps?

Aluminium coated steel is a common diesel fuel tank material, as Aluminum is unaffected by diesel. Aluminium is metallurgically bonded to steel by hot dipping ; it protects the steel & won't flake off.

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What is the recommened fuel octane for the 1977 Corvette 350 L-82 engine?

L-82 had more compression than L-48. Probably not wise to use less than 89 octane.minimum of 87 octane

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What gas stations in Brevard County Florida sell ethanol free gas?

Last spring most gas stations in Brevard CTY rapidly switched over from non-alcohol to ethanol blends (E10). I lived in Viera/Melbourne at that time - Ethanol is blended in by local distributor (not at the refinery) and % will change with each delivery. You may be lucky enough to find station tha...

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What is the fuel pressure for a Honda F22 B1 engine?

At idle fuel pressure should be 30-37 psi.At WOT or without the pressure regulator vacuum hose attached it should be 38-46 psi.

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Compression ratio for petrol engine?

in late 70's early 80's - 8:1turbo cars are lower some as low as 7-7.5:1(most NA 9:1 -10.5:1)to as high as11:1 7.0L Z06 corvette11.2:1 ferrari enzo11.8:1 for lambo Aventador12.2:1 porsche gt-3 rs12.5:1 for r8 4.2L V8 or 5.2 V1012.5:1 ferrari 45817:1 to 24:1. give or take for diesel powered vehicles.

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How much petrol does a car use in a minute?

it depends on how fast u are going if ur going 70 mph 1 86th of a gallon

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Where is the fuel regulator on a 2000 Chrysler cirrus?

The pressure regulator is part of the pump module in the tank.

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Are there any regions where petrol or diesel are unavailable and rely only on gas?

While traveling through up state New York I was not able to find diesel for my car so stopped at a local small town gas station who told me that no one around the sells it but all the locals there just burn kerosene (which is just a better grade of diesel). He told me to just gas up and sign a re...

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How much gas does a drift car gas tank hold?

Drift cars can hold various amounts of fuel, if the builder keeps the stock gas tank then they can hold more fuel. I believe at the professional level they are required to run fuel cells, the largest I've seen was about 10 gallons.

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Must you have a full tank gas to add injector cleaner?

Follow the directions on the container for the best results.

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Why are monthly payments usually higher when you buy a vehicle than when you lease a vehicle?

because when you buy it, it's yours. when you lease it, you give it back to the leasee. In the latter case you are just paying for the opportunity to use the vehicle.

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What happens if diesel is used in a gasoline engine?

I assume by gasoline that's the same as unleaded/petrol.... Well basically you will not do any serious damage to the engine itself, the car will stop working, quite possibly have some black smoke coming out the exhaust as the diesel works it way through, you will not be able to use the car until ...

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How much gasoline does the US use?

about half of t he worlds production

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What other fuels can a diesel engine run on safely?

none unless you convert it over.

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In a car with fuel injection during which stroke does fuel enter the cylinders?

Number 1, the intake stroke. Weather it is fuel injected or has a carburetor makes no difference. Most internal combustion engines today are 4 stroke engines. The four strokes refer to intake, compression, combustion and exhaust strokes that occur during two crankshaft rotations per working cycle...

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Jet or car more efficent?

Turbine engines are more efficient if allowed to run at a constant speed. Chrysler actually built a turbine-powered care in the 50s or 60s (turbino, I think) that used a turbine engine instead of an internal combustion engine. Vastly more efficient at highway speeds, but is absolutly TERRIBLE in ...

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Where is the fuel pressure regulator on a 1990 geo prism?

The fuel pressure regulator on a 1990 Geo Prizm is located in the fuel line that runs along the valve cover of the engine. It is an inline device that is no bigger than the fuel line itself.

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Will you be OK if you put 1 gallon of diesel in your car then dilute it with 13 gallons of unleaded?

Obviously I wouldn't recommend the reverse but if your car is running without any apparent problems than just run it dry and put normal gas in. The alternative would be to siphon it dry. It shouldn't do any damage. Diesel just has more carbon molecules than gasoline which may lead to a little mor...

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