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Filled with the wrong fuel?

January 20, 2015 by admin No Comment

If you’ve accidently put the wrong fuel in your car, don’t turn on the ignition or start the engine. This will circulate the contaminated fuel and increase the risk of expensive damage. You wouldn’t be alone. At least 150,000 drivers put the wrong fuel in their car every year. That’s one every three-and-a-half minutes. It ...

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Branksome contaminated-fuel Tesco petrol station reopens

January 20, 2015 by admin No Comment

A Tesco petrol station that was closed for nearly two months after it sold contaminated diesel has reopened Dozens of vehicles broke down after motorists used diesel pumps at the station in Branksome in Poole, Dorset, on 18 September. At the time, customers complained of damage running into thousands of pounds being done to their ...

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Police cars get talking fuel caps

January 20, 2015 by admin No Comment

Talking fuel caps are being fitted onto Essex Police cars reminding officers not to fill up with the wrong fuel. The force introduced the devices after it paid out £42,000 for repairs in five years because more than 200 cars were filled with the wrong fuel. Automated messages will tell drivers whether their car is ...

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