In the event you are in Kidlington and have put unleaded in a diesel automobile we can provide 24hr mobile wrong fuel drain solutions to dispose of the petrol. Even in the event you have put petrol in the diesel car and have driven it we can still help out.
Accidentally put petrol in a diesel car? Or even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Contact us and obtain sincere guidance and sensible help for your particular circumstance
We can reach you to do the fuel drain & clean there on scene
When we are done you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting countrywide service, in Oxfordshire particularly. We primarily fix:
Regardless of the automobile make or model, we can deal with the car there and then. Whether it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you on the road once again.
The process of extracting unleaded petrol from a diesel vehicle is in essence identical for a large number of motor vehicles. Of course it can differ a bit as every make has their particular fuel system. Even so it still fundamentally observes the following 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 enquiries or require some help please Contact Us!
We are able to get you on the road again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm