A Guide on Mis-fueling on your Petrol/Diesel Car
With more and more vehicles (cars) on today’s road there is a constant increase in the number of vehicle breakdowns, accidents, puncture and other problems. One major problem that is emerging these days is a wrong fuelling which becomes a major cause for vehicle breakdown.
First of all, it is essential to know about the term, what is Mis-fueling or wrong fuel in car?
When you fuel your car with a wrong fuel, it is known as mis-fuel, for example if you put petrol in diesel car or diesel in petrol car. This problem may cause major damage to any vehicle. Moreover, when travelling in different countries, sometimes due to language problems, many travellers have to suffer from mis-fueling or wrong fuel problem. Sometimes, it may cause irreparable damage to your vehicle as well as affecting your engines life.
A step by step guide on Mis-fueling Petrol/Diesel Car
As soon as you know that you have mis-fueling your car, the most important thing to do is don’t start your vehicle’s engine. Also remember, not to even put your car key in the ignition.
In order to solve your mis-fueling problem, you need immediate help of Wrong Fuel Specialist in order to protect your vehicle from further damaging. In urgent situations, if you need to push it to a nearby safe place or a parking place, put your car into neutral.
If you are not aware of your wrong fuel mistake and have driven your car, you should safely stop the car and call Wrong Fuel Specialists, without delay. In such cases we will drain your car, flush and refuel it.
With expert help from our Mobile Wrong Fuel Recovery service, you will get some guidance over the phone while you wait for our specialist to get to you.
Mis-fueling can cause damage in major components of car such as fuel tank contamination, injectors, valve guides and valve seats as well as fuel pumps, catalytic converters, etc. Therefore, it is recommended to check all components properly under the guidance of your Wrong Fuel Specialists.
If you are not familiar with vehicle mechanics, it can be helpful to understand a few basics about its operations, fuel types, emergency actions, insurance, etc. You can also prevent Wrong fuel in car by using a diesel fuel cap for your diesel car in your fuel neck. When you mis-fuel it with petrol, it protects nozzles from fitting into car tank. You need to ensure cap that precisely matches with the make and model of your car. Our technicians have these available to purchase, so this mistake doesn’t happen again
For further information and help from our Wrong Fuel Specialists and Wrong fuel call-out, you will get right guidelines to avoid any breakdown in your vehicle. Call 0333 012 4348.
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