In the event that you have put unleaded in a diesel automobile we can offer nationwide 24/7 mobile wrong fuel drain solutions to dispose of the petrol from the car. Even if you put unleaded in the diesel car and drove it we are still able to help out.
Inadvertently put petrol in a diesel car? Or possibly even put diesel in a petrol car?
Give us a call and receive straightforward guidance and practical help for your particular situation
We would reach you to do the full fuel drain & flush right there on scene
When we have finished you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having national coverage, in Hampshire especially. We mostly deal with:
No matter the automobile make or model, we have the ability to attend to the problem right there and then. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going again.
The procedure of getting rid of unleaded from a diesel vehicle is basically identical for the majority of motor vehicles. Obviously it may vary slightly as each brand has their own fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally adheres to the following guidelines:
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.
Should you have any questions or want our 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