In case you are around Lewes and have put unleaded in a diesel car we provide national 24hr wrong fuel drain help to extract the petrol from the vehicle. Regardless of if you have put unleaded in your diesel car and drove it we can still help out.
Inadvertently put petrol in a diesel car? Or possibly even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Contact us and receive reliable guidance and sensible help for your specific circumstance
We can reach you to carry out the contaminated fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
Once we have completed you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having countrywide coverage, in East Sussex especially. We typically deal with:
Regardless of the automobile make or model, we have the ability to attend to the issue right there and then. Regardless of whether it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving once again.
The procedure of removing petrol from a diesel car is generally identical for the majority of cars. Of course it may vary to some degree as each brand has their particular fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically follows 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 case you have any concerns or want assistance please Contact 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