In the event that you have put unleaded in your diesel car we can provide nationwide 24hr contaminated fuel solutions to extract the petrol. Even in the event you put unleaded in your diesel car and drove it we can all the same help out.
Unintentionally put petrol in a diesel car? Or even put diesel in a petrol car?
Give us a call and get genuine guidance and sensible assistance for your exact circumstances
We are able to go to you to undertake the full fuel drain & clean there on scene
When we have completed you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having countrywide service, in Falkirk especially. We mainly fix:
No matter the vehicle make or model, we have the ability to take care of the car there and then. Even if it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving again.
The technique of getting rid of unleaded from a diesel vehicle is essentially similar for most vehicle makes. As you can imagine it can differ a bit as every make has their particular different fuel system. Even so it still basically adheres to 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 concerns or want some assistance please Contact Us!
We can get you on the road once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm