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Misfuelled Car Fix
24/7 wrong fuel in car drain service Ipswich
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24hr emergency mobile wrong fuel doctor service if you've filled wrong fuel in car.

Fill wrong fuel in car it's a very common problem in the UK. Every 3 minutes someone put petrol in diesel, diesel in petrol or AdBlue in diesel fuel tank. To avoid any circulation if you've put petrol in diesel car, diesel in petrol car or AdBlue in diesel tank don't start your engine, and don't turn the key. Call our fuel experts for booking in Ipswich and wait until our engineer arriving. If you've filled AdBlue in diesel tank, we can help even if the engine has been started.

24hr emergency mobile wrong fuel doctor service if you've filled wrong fuel in car in Ipswich.

WRONG FUEL IN CAR SYMPTOMS

- Excessive/abnormal smoke (more excessive usual)

- Lack of power (slower than usual acceleration)

- Engine stalling/misfiring

- Struggling to start or not starting at all

- Unusual smell Petrol in Diesel give off distinctively different smells

- The engine management light illuminating

- Engine stopping altogether

Filled wrong fuel in car in Ipswich? Need misfuel recovery? Petrol in diesel car or diesel in petrol car Ipswich. AdBlue in diesel fuel tank? We can help. CONTACT us for immediate service if you've filled wrong fuel in car in Ipswich.

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24/7 WRONG FUEL DRAIN SERVICE IN IPSWICH AT YOUR CONVENIENCE
WHAT TO DO IF I PUT WRONG FUEL IN CAR

1. DON'T TURN ON THE CAR'S IGNITION

Leave your engine switched off to Avoid circulation of wrong fuel and any further damage. 

2. DON'T PANIC

Inform staff at fuel station that you have a misfuelled. Don't be embarrassed wrong fuel is a common occurrence.

3.CALL OUR WRONG FUEL EXPERTS

Call our free wrong fuel helpline - Speak to a wrong fuel advisor, who will explain what to do next. 

3. RELAX AND WAIT FOR YOUR WRONG FUEL DRAIN TECHNICIAN

We will dispatch a mobile wrong fuel doctor to solve your Wrong fuel problem. 

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WRONG FUEL IN CAR RESCUE IN IPSWICH

Putting the wrong fuel in your car, also known as "misfuel" is a very common occurrence. In the UK an average of 400 motorists a day are fill the wrong fuel in car, which is the equivalent to one misfuel every 3 minutes. Do not worry, you are not the only one! Wrong fuel recovery technicians on standby to assist you 24/7 if petrol in diesel car, diesel in petrol car and AdBlue in diesel fuel tank.

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Why call us if you've accidentally misfuelled your car in Ipswich

Don't hesitate to call if you've filled petrol in diesel car in Ipswich. Unleaded in diesel rescue. Accidentally filled diesel in petrol car in Ipswich? Call our Ipswich wrong fuel specialist. Put AdBlue in diesel tank in Ipswich? Leave it for us, we can drain and flush your vehicle if AdBlue in diesel tank. Our local wrong fuel drain expert is only a call away. If you need a wrong fuel doctor in Ipswich, because you've filled petrol in diesel car, diesel in petrol car or AdBlue in diesel fuel tank don't hesitate to call our wrong fuel adviser. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week emergency mobile wrong fuel drain service Ipswich. We fix your car in no time at your location without towing the car anywhere.

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What to do if you misfuel your car

If you're lucky enough to realise you’ve put the wrong fuel in your car before starting your engine, do the following:

  1. Leave the engine switched off and don't even put your key in the ignition

  2. Inform the staff at the service station.

  3. You'll be advised to leave your car where it is, or it will be pushed to a safe place

  4. Call us to drain and flush the wrong fuel out of your car. We will be able drain and flush your vehicle's fuel system and get you on your way, unless there's more serious damage.

 

However, if you realise you've wrong-fuelled after you started up your car, both types of fuel will start circulating, damaging your engine. Here's what to do:

  1. If you’ve already started your engine, turn off the ignition immediately.

  2. If you're already moving, pull over to a safe spot, then switch off.

  3. Again, Call us to drain and flush the wrong fuel out of your car.

How to prevent misfuelling your car

  1. Stop and think when you arrive at a service station to refuel and don’t allow yourself to get distracted.

  2. Read the label on the pump and nozzle and double-check the information on the inside of your car’s fuel flap. A circular ‘E10’ or ‘E5’ label denotes petrol, while a square ‘B7’ sign means it's a diesel dispenser. ‘E’ stands for ethanol and ‘B’ for biodiesel.

  3. Check the colour of the fuel nozzle (black for diesel, green for petrol), but don't rely 100% on this colour coding.

  4. If you’re driving a new or unfamiliar vehicle, check and double check the labelling on the inside of the car’s fuel flap.

  5. If you're a diesel car driver, fit an adaptor which replaces the existing filler cap. This prevents you from accidentally putting a petrol nozzle into a diesel filler neck.

  6. If you’re still worried, the best way to avoid misfuelling is to put a sticker on the outside of the fuel flap reminding you which fuel is required.

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ACCIDENTALLY PUT WRONG FUEL IN CAR IN IPSWICH

Misfuelled Car Fix is a 24/7 emergency mobile wrong fuel drain service that helps you when you've mistakenly filled the wrong fuel in car in Ipswich. We are experts in fixing petrol in diesel car, diesel in petrol car or AdBlue in the diesel fuel tank. Our professional team provides wrong fuel recovery services for unleaded in a diesel, diesel in an unleaded car or accidentally AdBlue in the diesel fuel tank.

Have you just put the wrong fuel into your car?

Have you just mistakenly put petrol in diesel, put diesel in petrol or AdBlue in diesel fuel tank, misfueled your car?

If you have, our highly trained wrong fuel recovery technicians can help in Ipswich. Our wrong fuel rescue team drains wrongly filled petrol or diesel from your fuel tank and take the necessary measures to get your vehicle back on the road. It doesn’t matter if you’ve just added the wrong in car at a petrol station or if you’ve driven your car with the wrong fuel. Whatever the wrong fuel problem may be, our wrong fuel doctors will have you on your way in the shortest possible time. There’s no need to be embarrassed if you’ve put the wrong fuel in car. An astonishing 300,000 UK motorists make the same mistake every year, that’s one case of somebody putting petrol in a diesel car or diesel into a petrol car every three minutes! We provide fast mobile fuel drain services for customers who make this simple yet highly inconvenient wrong fuel error. Call our Ipswich wrong fuel recovery helpline, let us know your location and tell us your vehicle type etc. We’ll arrange for one of our mobile fuel drain technicians to meet you and inform you on how long their arrival will be. Our highly regarded wrong fuel drain experts deliver a responsive service that drains the wrong fuel from your car in Ipswich.

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PETROL IN DIESEL CAR IN IPSWICH
WHAT TO DO WHEN I PUT PETROL IN A DIESEL CAR IN IPSWICH

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If you've put the wrong fuel in your car, you're not alone. Every 3 minutes someone does this mishap. Putting unleaded in a diesel car is a common mistake, and diesel in petrol car also possible..

1. Don't try to start the car
  • This is important - starting the car can cause permanent damage and mean costly repair work.

  • Remove the keys from the ignition instead.

2. Get to a safe location
  • Put the car in neutral.

  • If you’re at the petrol station, inform the staff and ask someone to help you push the car to a safe spot, away from the forecourt.

3. Call us
  • Our wrong fuel doctors are on-hand to come out to you in Ipswich.

  • We drain the wrong fuel and put the right one.

  • You'll have enough of the correct fuel to get you going.

Petrol damages diesel engines because:
  • Diesel acts as a lubricant, helping the fuel pump to do its job.

  • Petrol does the opposite - it increases friction between parts in the diesel engine.

  • The friction isn't good news for your diesel engine.

  • The more petrol that's pumped through the diesel engine, the more damage it'll do.

  • That's why it's so important not to start the car.

Common rail (or HDi) diesel engines are particularly likely to be damaged by the wrong fuel. If there's a lot of damage, it could mean new fuel pumps, injectors, pipes, filters, fuel tank – or even a whole new engine.

Can 5 litres of petrol damage a diesel engine?

Yes, 5 litres of petrol in a diesel engine is more than enough to cause catastrophic damage if left long enough, and particularly if you start the engine. Make sure to call us right away for fuel assistance on.

  • Many who make this mistake in Ipswich realise it at the pump, which is a good thing. The important thing is that you do not start the engine. Remove the keys from the ignition, put the car into neutral and push it out of the way before calling our Ipswich technician for a wrong fuel drain.

  • If you have already set off and realised that something is wrong, pull over and turn the engine off as soon as possible to avoid doing any further damage.

How petrol harms a diesel engine
  • Once the petrol has stripped the lubricant out of the fuel pump, tiny fragments of metal from the parts rubbing together will enter the fuel system. Many of these will be caught by the fuel filter. However, some will make it all the way to the injectors and that’s when the real damage is done.

  • Modern diesel injectors work to very fine tolerances, releasing a fine spray of fuel into the cylinders. Even the tiniest foreign body will block the jets, throwing everything out of kilter. It could cause a misfire or the engine might even seize.

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DIESEL IN PETROL CAR IN IPSWICH
WHAT TO DO WHEN I PUT DIESEL IN A PETROL CAR IN IPSWICH

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If you've put the wrong fuel in your car, you're not alone. Every 3 minutes someone does this mishap. Putting diesel in a unleaded car is a common mistake, and petrol in diesel car also possible.

1. Don't try to start the car
  • This is important - starting the car can cause permanent damage and mean costly repair work.

  • Remove the keys from the ignition instead.

2. Get to a safe location
  • Put the car in neutral.

  • If you’re at the petrol station, inform the staff and ask someone to help you push the car to a safe spot, away from the forecourt.

3. Call us
  • Our wrong fuel doctors are on-hand to come out to you in Ipswich.

  • We drain the wrong fuel and put the right one.

  • You'll have enough of the correct fuel to get you going.

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AdBLUE IN DIESEL FUEL TANK IN IPSWICH
WHAT TO DO WHEN I PUT AdBLUE IN DIESEL TANK IN IPSWICH

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  • DO NOT turn on your vehicle engine - this will circulate the AdBlue™ round the vehicle

  • Call us to drain the diesel tank and dispose of the contaminated fluid (AdBlue and diesel mixture) safely

  • Get a trained mechanic to check the damage caused and replace the filters that will have absorbed the AdBlue™

  • Contact the vehicle manufacturer or dealer for official replacement parts that have been damaged or corroded

WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF YOU PUT ADBLUE IN DIESEL TANK?

AdBlue in diesel tank can severely damage your engine, fuel lines, and injectors of your diesel car if poured accidentally AdBlue into the fuel tank. Do not worry, just don’t try to start your car and call Misfuelled Car Fix Freephone or Misfuelled Car Fix mobile number immediately. Our expert team will be there in no time and get you back on road, safely. We are trusted by so many insurance companies, dealers, and our esteemed customers – So be confident and let us serve you with your AdBlue in diesel tank issue.

AdBlue is a water-based fluid, uses specifically in diesel vehicles equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology, and it is strictly not fuel or additive. It is simply a diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) to convert harmful gases into water and nitrogen.

AdBlue is corrosive liquid and has detergent and crystallization properties. This can have various devastating effects on your car’s engine and fuel assembly, such as;

 

1. Damaging the fuel lines, and especially the fuel pump by clogging the small inlets and valves.

 

2. As it gets crystallized, it can clog and damage the fuel filter, and fuel injectors as well. This can hamper the performance and fuel economy of the car.

 

3. As it decomposes the lubricants and other protective layers inside the engine, it can increase friction and heat generation, damaging the engine beyond repair.

1. Don't try to start the car
  • This is important - starting the car can cause permanent damage and mean costly repair work.

  • Remove the keys from the ignition instead.

2. Get to a safe location
  • Put the car in neutral.

  • If you’re at the petrol station in Ipswich, inform the staff and ask someone to help you push the car to a safe spot, away from the forecourt.

3. Call us
  • Our wrong fuel doctors are on-hand to come out to you in Ipswich.

  • We drain the AdBlue from the diesel tank and put the right fuel.

  • You'll have enough of the correct fuel to get you going.

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