Flat file special characters

I am having a requirement where I will be parsing a flat file and need to insert the same into db. I am having a flat file with some special charactes in it. ConvertToValues service is throwing up an error when it encounters the record which i having special characters. Can anyone plesae let me know how to handle such type of situation.

sample record
1501||asdégá Fómecíal sdicaña SD Fd CV||sddégá fómecíal stxicaña AA De DV|nasdfe 2 asdfded MD||| asdflúcion 80 Md |

Thanks in advance

Have you set your encoding accordingly for the character set you are using?
Try ISO8859-1.

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Thanks a lot Chris …
It worked …