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Petrol in diesel car wrong fuel rescue Norwich - Wrong fuel recovery in Norwich from £120.00

At Fuel Removal Help, we offer 24/7 emergency mobile wrong fuel drain service. If you have petrol in diesel car in Norwich we can help. Our experienced professional wrong fuel doctors provide a wrong fuel recovery service and wrong fuel rescue 24/7 if unleaded in diesel car.

What happens if you put petrol in a diesel car?

Misfueling a diesel car with petrol is easier to do (particularly if you approach the fuel pumps with your eyes shut), because the petrol nozzle will actually fit inside the filler for a modern diesel cars.

If you do put unleaded petrol in a diesel engine, you're at risk of doing serious and possibly terminal damage to your car. Yes, it's that bad.

Once you mix petrol with the diesel that's already in your tank you're basically creating a solvent, which will start playing hell with your car's fuel system immediately, and can lead to you needing a new engine, filters, fuel pump, injectors, and a whole new fuel tank. 

Modern common-rail diesels are particularly susceptible to this kind of damage, which is cruel, because these more clever engines sound less like rattly old ones and might confuse you into forgetting you own a diesel car.

Putting a gun to your car's head and pulling the trigger is a reasonable analogy for putting petrol in your diesel engine. 

What should I do then?

The good news is that there are wrong-fuel solutions, and that the most important thing to do is to recognise your mistake before you get back in the car.

As long as you don't turn the key, or press the start button, the damage can be kept to a minimum.

You need to put your car in neutral, release the hand brake and get someone who feels sorry for your mistake to help you push it away from the pumps to a safe parking spot.

Now you'll need to call for professional help, because you're going to need a fuel drain, to get that errant petrol the hell out of there.


This is the best-case scenario, and hopefully your blushes can be saved with minimal expense.

If you do drive away from the petrol station with the wrong fuel in your car, you'll notice the problem pretty quickly as your engine will make some truly horrible sounds, and if you keep going you'll probably grind to a halt not far down the road.

Again, quick action is the key. The sooner you stop, the more chance you'll have of being able to rectify the problem. Call for help, and pray to whatever gods you believe in that you haven't killed your car.

If you accidentally put petrol in diesel car, it can have various consequences. Here's what you need to know:

1. Petrol in a Diesel Car:

If you mistakenly fill a diesel car with petrol in Norwich, the petrol acts as a solvent, reducing lubrication and causing damage to the fuel pump and injectors. The engine may misfire or fail to start. If you realize your mistake before starting the car, it's crucial not to turn on the engine. Instead, have the fuel tank drained and flushed, and the fuel system inspected by a professional mechanic.

2. Using Lower Octane Fuel:

Most cars are designed to run on a specific octane rating of fuel, typically indicated by the manufacturer. Using a lower octane fuel than recommended can lead to knocking or pinging noises in the engine and reduced performance. However, modern cars have knock sensors that detect these issues and adjust the engine's timing to compensate. If you accidentally use a lower octane fuel, it may not cause immediate damage, but it's best to use the correct fuel as soon as possible.

In any case, if you realize you've put the petrol in diesel car, here are some general tips:


1. **Do not start the engine:**

Starting the engine can circulate the wrong fuel throughout the system, potentially causing more damage.

2. **Contact a professional:**

Call our expert service in Norwich to assess the situation and provide guidance on the next steps to minimize damage and repair costs.

3. **Have the fuel system flushed:**

In most cases, the fuel tank will need to be drained and flushed to remove the incorrect fuel. The fuel filter and other components may also need to be inspected or replaced. Remember, it's always essential to consult with a professional mechanic as soon as possible to minimize any potential damage and ensure the correct steps are taken to resolve the issue.

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Fuel emergencies, misfuelling can happen at any time. That's why we offer 24/7 availability, so you can get the help you need whenever you need it.


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Our team is dedicated to providing fast and efficient wrong fuel removal services. We aim to arrive at your location as quickly as possible, so you can get back on the road without any hassle.

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