If perhaps you are locatedaround Lydd and have put petrol in your diesel car we offer national 24hr contaminated fuel services to remove the petrol from the automobile. Regardless of if you put unleaded in a diesel car and drove it we are still equipped to help out.
Inadvertently put petrol in a diesel car? Or possibly even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Contact us and obtain genuine recommendations and sensible assistance for your particular circumstances
We are able to come to you to perform the fuel retrieval & purge there on scene
When we are done you are able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having nationwide service, in Kent particularly. We typically fix:
No matter the motor vehicle make or model, we are able to fix the trouble right there and then. Whether it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going again.
The method of removing unleaded petrol from a diesel car is in essence similar for most cars. Naturally it may differ to some degree as every brand has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still observes the following 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 questions or need assistance please Contact Us!
We can get you going again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm