In case you are situatedin Christchurch and have put unleaded in your diesel automobile we offer 24hr fuel drain services to extract the petrol from the car. Even in the event you put unleaded petrol in the diesel car and have driven it we can all the same help out.
Unintentionally put petrol in a diesel car? Or even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Give us a call and obtain straightforward recommendations and sensible assistance for your exact circumstance
We can come to you to carry out the complete contaminated fuel removal & purge there on scene
When we are done you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having nationwide coverage, in Devon especially. We mainly attend to:
Regardless of the motor vehicle make or model, we have the ability to attend to the trouble there and then. Even if it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going once again.
The process of draining unleaded from a diesel vehicle is in essence exactly the same for the majority of vehicle makes. Needless to say it may vary to some degree as every brand has their unique different fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically 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.
In case you have any queries or need 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