In case you are locatedin Hove and have put unleaded in a diesel vehicle we can offer countrywide 24hr mobile wrong fuel services to extract the petrol. Regardless if you put unleaded petrol in a diesel car and have driven it we can all the same help.
Mistakenly put petrol in a diesel car? Or possibly even put diesel in a petrol car?
Give us a call and receive reliable advice and sensible help for your particular situation
We can reach you to do the fuel removal & clean right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having national cover, in East Sussex particularly. We predominantly attend:
Regardless of the vehicle make or model, we can deal with the trouble there and then. Whether or not it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you moving again.
The method of draining petrol from a diesel vehicle is fundamentally identical for most vehicle makes. As you can imagine it does vary somewhat as every manufacturer has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally adheres to the following 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.
In case you have any concerns or want assistance please Contact Us!
We can get you moving again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm