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Fuel Drain? Put Wrong Fuel In Car? Petrol in Diesel / Diesel in Petrol

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Petrol in Diesel / Diesel in Petrol

Even if you have driven the car we can get you back on the road within 45 minutes of arriving.

If the vehicle has been driven we drain the fuel tank and fuel system, then refuel the tank and flush the fuel system before starting the vehicle.

Have you put the wrong fuel in your car?

You’re not alone. It’s estimated that at least 150,000 drivers put the wrong fuel in their car each year, that’s one every three and a half minutes!

If you’ve put the wrong fuel in your car, don’t turn on the ignition or start the engine as this will circulate the contaminated fuel and increase the risk of damage.

Wrong Fuel Solution is a specialist roadside service that drains, flushes and replenishes vehicle fuel systems on the spot, saving the customer both time, money and inconvenience. We try and arrive within the hour and you car should be up and running in about 30 – 60 minutes.

Petrol in diesel enginePotential damage to your engine

Diesel fuel pumps operate on very fine tolerances and are lubricated by the diesel fuel itself.

Petrol in diesel acts as a solvent – it reduces lubrication and can cause damage to the pump through metal to metal contact.

Many systems use a low-pressure electric pump in the tank or sender unit and this begins to work as soon as the ignition is switched on, circulating the contaminated fuel through the pump and rail – so it’s important not to turn the ignition on.

We’re the emergency service for the emergency services

Petrol in diesel car

Desperate after putting petrol instead of diesel in at the motorway services your guy was with me within 1/2 hr. Smashing bloke, really pleasant and kept me calm, as I was annoyed with myself!! Was on my way really quickly and at very reasonable price. Good service! Thanks

John Peters- Nottingham

Stupidly put petrol into my diesel Citroen and broke down on the A43. Your van arrived with me in 45 Min's, good service would recommend your service to anyone, please thank the driver for me.

Sally P - London

Not being awake at 5am in the morning I put petrol into my Mazda instead of diesel, what a plonker! Called your office and was back on the road by 6.30am, 30 min after the van turned up. Great service and very charming technician . Good customer service.

Kaldeep Kaur - Bedford


Petrol in diesel by mistake