If you have put unleaded in your diesel automobile we can provide 24hr wrong fuel drain services to drain the petrol from the vehicle. Even in the event you have put petrol in your diesel car and drove it we are still equipped to help out.
Inadvertently put petrol in a diesel car? Or even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Contact us and get sincere recommendations and practical assistance for your exact circumstances
We would reach you to carry out the complete contaminated fuel drain & clean there on scene
As soon as we have completed you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting nationwide cover, in Essex in particular. We principally fix:
No matter the motor vehicle make or model, we are able to attend to the trouble right there and then. Whether it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road again.
The technique of getting rid of unleaded from a diesel car is basically exactly the same for most vehicles. Naturally it can vary somewhat as every manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. Even so it still follows 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.
If you have any enquiries or need our help please Call us!
We can get you going again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm