In case you have put petrol in your diesel automobile we provide nationwide 24hr contaminated fuel assistance to drain the petrol. Even if you have put unleaded petrol in the diesel car and drove it we are still equipped to help.
Mistakenly put petrol in a diesel car? Or perhaps even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Give us a call and get sincere recommendations and sensible assistance for your exact circumstances
We are able to come to you to do the complete contaminated fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
Once we have finished you will be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having national coverage, in Devon in particular. We mostly deal with:
It doesn't matter the vehicle make or model, we are able to take care of the problem right there and then. Regardless of whether it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving once again.
The technique of draining petrol from a diesel vehicle is basically identical for the vast majority of motor vehicles. Needless to say it can differ somewhat as each manufacturer has their unique fuel system. However it still generally observes 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.
In case you have any concerns or require some help please Contact Us!
We can get you moving once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm