In the event you are locatedaround Godmanchester and have put petrol in a diesel vehicle we can offer national 24hr mobile contaminated fuel services to remove the petrol. Even if you have put unleaded petrol in the diesel car and have driven it we are still equipped to help out.
Mistakenly put petrol in a diesel car? Or perhaps even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Call us and obtain straightforward advice and practical assistance for your particular circumstance
We are able to come to you to do the full contaminated fuel retrieval & cleanse right there on scene
When we have completed you can get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting countrywide service, in Cambridgeshire in particular. We predominantly deal with:
Whatever the vehicle make or model, we have the ability to deal with the car right there and then. Regardless of whether it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road once again.
The procedure of getting rid of unleaded petrol from a diesel vehicle is basically the same for the majority of motor vehicles. Of course it does vary to some extent as each manufacturer has their own distinct fuel system. Even so it still basically 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.
Should you have any questions or require help please Call us!
We are able to get you moving once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm