If perhaps you have put unleaded in a diesel vehicle we provide national 24/7 contaminated fuel help to drain the petrol from the vehicle. Regardless if you put unleaded petrol in the diesel car and drove it we are still able to help.
Unintentionally put petrol in a diesel car? Or possibly even put diesel in a petrol car?
Contact us and get genuine advice and sensible help for your exact situation
We are able to reach you to carry out the complete contaminated fuel drain & purge right there on scene
When we have completed you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering national cover, in Cumbria especially. We principally attend to:
Irrespective of the make or model, we are able to deal with the trouble there and then. Whether it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you on the road once again.
The procedure of extracting unleaded from a diesel car is fundamentally the same for virtually all motor vehicles. Needless to say it may vary a bit as every brand has their own distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically observes the below points:
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 our assistance please Contact Us!
We are able to get you moving again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm