In the event you have put petrol in a diesel vehicle we provide nationwide 24/7 wrong fuel solutions to remove the petrol. Even in the event you put petrol in your diesel car and have driven it we are still in a position to help.
Accidentally put petrol in a diesel car? Or even put diesel in a petrol car?
Contact us and get straightforward recommendations and sensible assistance for your exact situation
We would come to you to perform the full fuel retrieval & flush right there on scene
Once we are done you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering nationwide cover, in Lancashire particularly. We principally fix:
No matter the motor vehicle make or model, we are able to fix the issue there and then. Whether or not it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The method of getting rid of unleaded from a diesel car is fundamentally the same for most vehicles. As you can imagine it may vary to some extent as every manufacturer has their own fuel system. Having said that it still observes the below 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 queries or need some assistance please Contact 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