If perhaps you are locatedaround Invergordon and have put petrol in a diesel vehicle we offer national 24hr wrong fuel drain solutions to remove the petrol from the automobile. Regardless if you have put unleaded in a diesel car and drove it we can still help out.
Mistakenly put petrol in a diesel car? Or perhaps even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Give us a call and receive genuine guidance and practical help for your particular circumstance
We would reach you to perform the full contaminated fuel removal & clean there on scene
As soon as we have completed you are able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having national cover, in Ross and Cromarty especially. We predominantly deal with:
No matter the motor vehicle make or model, we are able to deal with the issue right there and then. Even if it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going again.
The system of getting rid of unleaded from a diesel vehicle is basically similar for the majority of vehicle makes. Of course it does vary somewhat as each manufacturer has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still fundamentally follows the below points:
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 queries or need some help please Call us!
We can get you on the road once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm