If you have put petrol in a diesel vehicle we can offer national 24hr mobile wrong fuel drain assistance to drain the petrol. Even in the event you put unleaded petrol in your diesel car and have driven it we can still help.
Mistakenly put petrol in a diesel car? Or possibly even put diesel in a petrol car?
Call us and obtain genuine recommendations and sensible help for your specific circumstance
We would go to you to perform the fuel removal & flush there on scene
As soon as we are done you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting nationwide cover, in Oxfordshire particularly. We mostly fix:
Whatever the vehicle make or model, we can fix the problem right there and then. Regardless of whether it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you on the road once again.
The system of draining petrol from a diesel car is generally the same for the vast majority of vehicle makes. Of course it can vary to some degree as every manufacturer has their own different fuel system. Having said that it still observes the following 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 case you have any enquiries or require some help please Call us!
We are able to get you on the road once again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET
Weekdays: 9am to 5pm