In the event that you have put petrol in your diesel automobile we provide countrywide 24hr wrong fuel solutions to extract the petrol from the automobile. Regardless if you put unleaded petrol in your diesel car and drove it we can still help out.
Unintentionally put petrol in a diesel car? Or even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Call us and obtain honest recommendations and practical help for your specific circumstances
We would reach you to do the full fuel drain & purge right there on scene
Once we are done you are able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering national cover, in Derbyshire in particular. We principally deal with:
Regardless of the automobile make or model, we can fix the car there and then. Regardless of whether it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving once again.
The method of removing petrol from a diesel car is essentially exactly the same for the vast majority of vehicle makes. Naturally it can vary to some extent as every manufacturer has their own different fuel system. However it still generally observes the below 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 the event that you have any queries or need help please Call us!
We are able to get you going again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm