In case you are locatedaround Burnhope and have put petrol in a diesel car we can offer nationwide 24/7 mobile contaminated fuel assistance to dispose of the petrol. Regardless of if you put petrol in a diesel car and drove it we can still help.
Unintentionally put petrol in a diesel car? Or perhaps even put diesel in a petrol car?
Contact us and obtain sincere advice and practical help for your specific circumstance
We are able to come to you to do the full fuel removal & flush right there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering nationwide cover, in County Durham especially. We primarily attend:
Irrespective of the motor vehicle make or model, we can deal with the trouble there and then. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you on the road once again.
The system of removing petrol from a diesel vehicle is essentially exactly the same for a large number of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it can vary a little as each make has their particular fuel system. Even so it still fundamentally observes the following 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.
If you have any queries or want some assistance please Contact Us!
We are able to get you on the road once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm