In the event you are in Kington and have put unleaded in a diesel car we provide 24hr fuel drain services to extract the petrol. Regardless if you put unleaded in the diesel car and drove it we can still help out.
Mistakenly put petrol in a diesel car? Or even put diesel in a petrol car?
Contact us and receive sincere recommendations and sensible help for your precise circumstances
We can reach you to do the complete contaminated fuel removal & purge there on scene
Once we are done you are able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting nationwide coverage, in West Midlands especially. We mainly deal with:
Whatever the motor vehicle make or model, we are able to attend to the issue there and then. Even if it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road once again.
The process of draining petrol from a diesel car is essentially exactly the same for a large number of motor vehicles. Of course it does differ to some degree as every brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Even so it still basically observes the below 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.
If you have any concerns or need our help please Contact Us!
We are able to get you going once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm