If you are around Gosport and have put unleaded in your diesel vehicle we can provide countrywide 24hr wrong fuel solutions to drain the petrol. Regardless of if you put petrol in your diesel car and drove it we are still able to help.
Inadvertently put petrol in a diesel car? Or perhaps even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Call us and receive honest advice and practical assistance for your precise circumstances
We can go to you to undertake the full contaminated fuel retrieval & clean there on scene
When we have finished you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide cover, in Hampshire in particular. We principally attend to:
Whatever the vehicle make or model, we have the ability to attend to the issue right there and then. Whether it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The process of draining petrol from a diesel car is in essence similar for virtually all motor vehicles. Obviously it can differ to some extent as each brand has their unique fuel system. Even so it still fundamentally adheres to 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 case you have any questions or want some help please Contact 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