In the event that you have put petrol in a diesel car we can provide nationwide 24/7 fuel drain assistance to remove the petrol. Even if you put petrol in your diesel car and drove it we are still able to help.
Inadvertently put petrol in a diesel car? Or possibly even put diesel in a petrol car?
Contact us and receive sincere advice and practical assistance for your precise circumstances
We are able to go to you to do the contaminated fuel removal & flush there on scene
When we have finished you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having countrywide coverage, in West Sussex in particular. We principally attend to:
No matter the make or model, we have the ability to fix the problem there and then. Even if it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you on the road again.
The technique of removing petrol from a diesel vehicle is generally the same for the vast majority of vehicle makes. Obviously it can vary to some degree as each manufacturer has their particular fuel system. Having said that it still basically adheres to 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 questions or want some help please Call us!
We are able to get you on the road again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm