If you are locatedin Soham and have put unleaded in your diesel vehicle we can provide 24hr fuel drain services to drain the petrol from the automobile. Even if you put petrol in your diesel car and drove it we can all the same help.
Mistakenly put petrol in a diesel car? Or perhaps even put diesel in a petrol car?
Call us and receive genuine advice and practical help for your precise situation
We can reach you to perform the full contaminated fuel removal & flush right there on scene
Once we are done you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering national service, in Cambridgeshire in particular. We mainly fix:
Whatever the make or model, we are able to deal with the problem right there and then. Whether it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going again.
The procedure of removing petrol from a diesel vehicle is essentially similar for a large number of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it can vary to some degree as each make has their particular distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially follows 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 help please Contact Us!
We are able to get you on the road once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm