In case you have put petrol in a diesel vehicle we can provide national 24hr mobile wrong fuel solutions to remove the petrol. Regardless of if you have put unleaded in the diesel car and drove it we can all the same help.
Inadvertently put petrol in a diesel car? Or even put diesel in a petrol car?
Contact us and get genuine advice and practical help for your precise circumstance
We can go to you to do the complete fuel drain & cleanse there on scene
As soon as we have finished you are able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having nationwide cover, in Perthshire particularly. We typically attend to:
Whatever the motor vehicle make or model, we have the ability to deal with the trouble there and then. Whether it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going once again.
The process of draining unleaded petrol from a diesel vehicle is generally the same for the vast majority of vehicles. Naturally it can differ to some degree as each manufacturer has their particular different fuel system. However it still generally adheres to the below principles:
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 assistance please Contact Us!
We can get you moving once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm