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Wrong fuel in car Fallowfield Manchester.

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Today I had a call from a customer who had put petrol in their diesel Vw Touran in Fallowfield and hadn’t noticed until they started driving. The customer drover their car for over 5 miles from the local petrol station and it broke down at the side of the road.

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Once they had realised they filed their vehicle with the incorrect fuel, they gave Fuel Flush a call who arrived within 30 minutes as stated on the phone. Fuel Flush safely removed the wrong fuel from the car, cleaned the fuel lines, provided correct fuel and had the customer back on the road with no mess and no fuss.

Fuel Flush Work 24 hours a day, whether you have put the wrong fuel in your car in Fallowfield or another area in Manchester give us a call today on 07933 620900.

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Ad-Blue in your diesel tank by mistake?

What is ad-blue?

Ad-Blue is used in modern day diesel vehicles to improve emissions, vehicles that where registered after September 2015 use it. The ad-blue solution is sprayed into the exhaust system on Euro 6 vehicles to help reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides.

Ad-blue in diesel vehicles never work!

However there have been a number of motorists that have incorrectly put Ad-Blue in their fuel tank. Ad-blue is very corrosive and will not run in a diesel engine, if you have put ad-blue in your diesel tank you will find out very quickly. If you have started your vehicle with the ad-blue solution in your diesel tank the engine will cut out with-in around 50 yards and on most vehicles indication water in fuel on the dash will illuminate.

What to do if you have put adblue in diesel tank?

DO NOT start the engine!

Filling the wrong tank with ad-blue can be costly. If you have driven your car before realising stop immediately when safe to do so and call Fuel Flush. Ad-blue is seriously corrosive and the solution will crystallise and corrode the pipework and components in the fuel system and create blockages.

Remove ad-blue out of diesel

An experienced wrong fuel technician will safely remove the Ad-Blue from the fuel tank.

We’ll drain the fuel tank, flush out the fuel lines and fuel filter ensuring the correct fuel is back in the fuel tank so your car will be up and running again. In some cases the fuel filter my need replacing after the work is complete.

AdBlue mix ups can be resolved, don’t panic!

Call Fuel Flush 07933 620900


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Wrong fuel your not alone

Thousands of motorists make the mistake every day.

Wrong fuel in car, you are not alone. There are many motorists across the UK that have filled their car with the incorrect fuel whether they have put petrol in diesel or diesel in petrol.

Don’t panic! Do not start the engine!

What to do if you have put the wrong fuel in your car. Don’t panic! Do not start the engine, and if you’ve already driven your car and realised, stop immediately in a safe location and call Fuel Flush. The wrong fuel will need to be removed by a qualified fuel technician. If continued to drive or the fuel is topped up this could result in a greater loss.

Removing petrol from a diesel car call Fuel Flush anytime. 07933 620900

How long does it take to remove the wrong fuel. Removing wrong fuel will usually take between 20-40 minutes depending on the amount of incorrect fuel within the vehicle and if the car has been started. Fuel Flush will safely drain your fuel tank and get you back on the road in no time.

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Petrol in a diesel Vauxhall Corsa, Wrong fuel Lake District!

Vauxhall Corsa wrong fuelWrong fuel in broken down Vauxhall

This customer filled his Vauxhall Corsa with £15 of the wrong fuel at a BP petrol station in the lake district on their way home from a week away, the couple realised what they had done when their car started to act strange and loss power to the engine, they pulled up at the next petrol station and filled the rest of the tank with diesel hoping that it would dilute the petrol and they would able to get on their way.

Never try to dilute petrol in diesel mix ups!

This was not the case, never try to dilute the wrong fuel in your tank it will end up costing you more money and loss of more fuel, the car wouldn’t start after dilution therefore they had to ring us to drain the tank and flush the fuel system.

I got the call out and was with the customer within an hour, drained and flushed the fuel system correct fuel back in the car and got the car back up and running in no time.

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Wrong fuel Audi A8, 25 Litres of the wrong fuel in the tank

audi wrong fuel chesterAudi A8 driver puts the wrong fuel in!

I had a call from a guy who had filled his Audi with petrol instead of diesel, he put around 25 litres of petrol in his diesel Audi. Fortunately for him he realised what he was doing at the pump and stopped.

This customer was in Chester when he broken down

First thing he did when he realised, he got onto his smart phone and googled, “wrong fuel in car Chester” he rang around a few companies then rang us we quoted him the best price and also the fastest response time.

We got to him within 40mins of the call out, we drained and flushed his fuel tank, we had him back on the road in no time.

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