In the event you have put petrol in a diesel car we offer national 24hr fuel drain help to extract the petrol. Even if you put petrol in the diesel car and have driven it we can still help out.
Unintentionally put petrol in a diesel car? Or possibly even put diesel in a petrol car?
Call us and get genuine advice and practical assistance for your precise situation
We can reach you to undertake the complete fuel drain & flush right there on scene
As soon as we are done you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having nationwide cover, in Wiltshire particularly. We predominantly attend to:
Regardless of the vehicle make or model, we can deal with the problem right there and then. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going again.
The method of getting rid of unleaded petrol from a diesel vehicle is in essence identical for most motor vehicles. Needless to say it can vary slightly as each make has their own different fuel system. However it still basically adheres to the below 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 concerns or require assistance please Call us!
We can get you moving again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm