If you have put petrol in a diesel vehicle we can provide national 24/7 mobile fuel drain assistance to extract the petrol. Regardless of if you have put petrol in the diesel car and drove it we are still in a position to help.
Unintentionally put petrol in a diesel car? Or perhaps even put diesel in a petrol car?
Give us a call and get reliable advice and sensible assistance for your precise situation
We can reach you to do the complete contaminated fuel removal & clean right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you can get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering countrywide service, in Lancashire in particular. We predominantly attend:
No matter the make or model, we are able to take care of the issue there and then. Regardless of 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 unleaded petrol from a diesel vehicle is generally the same for the vast majority of vehicles. Naturally it may vary somewhat as every brand has their own different fuel system. Even so it still essentially observes the following 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 the event that you have any queries or need some assistance please Contact Us!
We can get you on the road again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm