In the event you have put unleaded in a diesel vehicle we provide national 24hr mobile contaminated fuel help to remove the petrol. Regardless of if you have put petrol in your diesel car and drove it we can all the same help out.
Accidentally put petrol in a diesel car? Or perhaps even put diesel in a petrol car?
Contact us and get reliable advice and sensible help for your exact circumstances
We can go to you to do the complete fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
Once we have finished you can get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting countrywide coverage, in Hertfordshire particularly. We mostly fix:
Regardless of the make or model, we can deal with the problem there and then. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going again.
The technique of draining unleaded from a diesel vehicle is basically exactly the same for the majority of vehicles. Obviously it can differ somewhat as each brand has their unique fuel system. Having said that it still fundamentally observes 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.
Should you have any questions or require some assistance please Call us!
We can get you moving once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm