If perhaps you are locatedin Weston-super-Mare and have put unleaded in a diesel car we can provide 24hr fuel drain assistance to extract the petrol. Even in the event you put unleaded petrol in your diesel car and drove it we can all the same help out.
Unintentionally put petrol in a diesel car? Or even put diesel in a petrol car?
Give us a call and get honest guidance and practical help for your particular circumstance
We can come to you to undertake the complete fuel retrieval & cleanse right there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting nationwide coverage, in Somerset particularly. We mostly fix:
No matter the make or model, we can deal with the car right there and then. Whether it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you on the road again.
The system of draining unleaded from a diesel vehicle is fundamentally the same for most vehicle makes. Of course it may differ to some extent as each brand has their own different fuel system. However it still observes 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.
Should you have any questions or want some help please Contact Us!
We are able to get you going again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm