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What to do if you put diesel in a petrol car?

put diesel in a petrol car

If you have put wrong fuel in car? try not to panic. The AA estimates 150,000 drivers in the UK mis-fuel each year– that’s over 400 a day! It can be a very costly mistake, with some vehicles requiring a new engine and fuel system.

Our technicians are full trained on all vehicle models including:

  • Ford
  • Vauxhall Volkswagen
  • Nissan
  • Peugeot
  • Skoda
  • Mini
  • Porsche
  • Alfa Romeo
  • Kia
  • Lexus
  • Renault
  • Mazda
  • Seat
  • Saab
  • Hyundai
  • Audi
  • Mitsubishi
  • Fiat
  • Toyota
  • Honda
  • BMW
  • Jaguar
  • Mercedes
  • Land Rover

If you have put diesel in a petrol car the most important thing to remember is do not start your engine. Starting your car will circulate the mixed fuel, which can cause even more damage. Call Wrong Fuel Specialist 24/7/365 on 07702 806511. One of our technicians can get to you within the hour and quickly drain your tank without the inconvenience of being without a car and paying extortionate garage charges.

What happens to the engine when I put diesel in a petrol car?

Your car may not start and there may be more serious damage if immediate steps are not taken to drain the fuel.

Call Wrong Fuel Specialists 24/7/365 on 07702 806511. We’ll be there in no time and get you to your finishing line, fast.