If perhaps you have put unleaded in your diesel automobile we can offer national 24hr fuel drain help to extract the petrol. Even in the event you put unleaded petrol in a diesel car and drove it we can still help.
Inadvertently put petrol in a diesel car? Or even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Call us and receive straightforward recommendations and sensible help for your exact circumstances
We can reach you to carry out the full contaminated fuel drain & flush right there on scene
Once we are done you are able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, boasting countrywide coverage, in Hampshire especially. We mostly attend:
It doesn't matter the vehicle make or model, we are able to deal with the issue right there and then. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you on the road once again.
The system of getting rid of petrol from a diesel car is generally identical for most motor vehicles. As you can imagine it may vary a bit as every make has their own distinct fuel system. However 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 enquiries or need some help please Contact Us!
We can get you moving again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
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