In the event that you have put petrol in a diesel vehicle we offer countrywide 24hr mobile wrong fuel drain services to drain the petrol. Regardless of if you put petrol in your diesel car and have driven it we can all the same help.
By mistake put petrol in a diesel car? Or perhaps even put diesel in a petrol car?
Contact us and obtain honest recommendations and sensible help for your exact situation
We can come to you to carry out the contaminated fuel removal & flush there on scene
As soon as we are done you can get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having national service, in Lancashire and Cheshire particularly. We predominantly attend to:
It doesn't matter the motor vehicle make or model, we are able to fix the car there and then. Whether or not it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going once again.
The process of getting rid of unleaded petrol from a diesel vehicle is in essence similar for a large number of vehicles. As you can imagine it can vary a bit as each manufacturer has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially follows 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 the event that you have any enquiries or require our help please Contact Us!
We are able to get you going once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm