In case you have put unleaded in your diesel vehicle we can provide 24/7 mobile fuel drain assistance to dispose of the petrol. Even if you have put petrol in the diesel car and have driven it we are still in a position to help.
Accidentally put petrol in a diesel car? Or possibly even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Give us a call and obtain straightforward guidance and sensible help for your precise circumstance
We can come to you to carry out the full fuel drain & flush right there on scene
Once we have completed you can get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having countrywide coverage, in Greater Manchester particularly. We principally fix:
Regardless of the make or model, we can deal with the trouble right there and then. Regardless of whether it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going again.
The method of getting rid of unleaded petrol from a diesel car is essentially identical for the vast majority of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it may differ to some degree as every manufacturer has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally adheres to 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.
Should you have any concerns or need our help please Contact Us!
We can get you moving once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm