In case you have put unleaded in a diesel automobile we can provide 24/7 mobile wrong fuel assistance to extract the petrol. Even in the event you put petrol in the diesel car and have driven it we are still able to help.
Inadvertently put petrol in a diesel car? Or even put diesel in a petrol car?
Give us a call and obtain reliable recommendations and practical assistance for your particular circumstances
We are able to reach you to carry out the complete fuel removal & clean there on scene
As soon as we have finished you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting nationwide coverage, in Fife in particular. We primarily fix:
Regardless of the car make or model, we are able to fix the trouble there and then. Whether it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The process of removing petrol from a diesel car is generally identical for the majority of vehicle makes. Needless to say it can vary a bit as each brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Even so it still essentially follows 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.
In the event that you have any questions or want some help please Call 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