In case you are locatedin Weymouth and have put unleaded in your diesel vehicle we can offer nationwide 24hr fuel drain services to extract the petrol from the automobile. Regardless if you have put unleaded petrol in a diesel car and have driven it we are still equipped to help.
Accidentally put petrol in a diesel car? Or even put diesel in an unleaded car?
Give us a call and get sincere advice and practical help for your particular circumstances
We can come to you to perform the fuel removal & purge there on scene
When we are done you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering national coverage, in Dorset in particular. We mostly deal with:
Regardless of the car make or model, we have the ability to deal with the issue there and then. Regardless of whether it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going once again.
The system of removing petrol from a diesel car is fundamentally the same for a large number of motor vehicles. As you can imagine it can differ to some extent as each brand has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially adheres to 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.
If you have any questions or need our help please Call us!
We can get you going again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm