Diesel in a Petrol Car

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Diesel in a Petrol Car

Have you put diesel in a petrol car? When diesel is put into a petrol car, the diesel will cause the engine not to fire. If you do start the car, the diesel will essentially fill the cylinder bores and cause a hydraulic lock. This can, in turn, cause damage to your conrods and crankshaft. Call our experienced engineers who are best placed to give you the right advice on resolving the issues with putting diesel in a petrol car and get an expert out to help you as soon as possible. 

Don’t panic, we offer complete peace of mind with our no fix no fee guarantee to drain the contaminated fuel at the roadside, or at our nationwide state-of-the-art specialist workshops so that we can have you up and running in no time.  Offering the best prices that bring you real value.

  • Do not attempt to start your engine
  • Call our helpline where our technician will advise you accordingly
  • Park in a safe place with your hazard lights on 

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What to do if you put wrong fuel in the car?


Did You Know Wrong fuel incidents increase during winter months

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What happens if you put the wrong fuel in your car? These are our FAQ’s:

Most importantly do not drive your vehicle, call one of our engineers who will be able to assist you.  In conclusion, to sum up, it is best to call an expert to ascertain the best course of action.

Fuel Assist carries the latest equipment to handle the most complex of cases including “saddle” design tanks. Therefore making us the industry leader. 

Water in your fuel tank can cause serious engine damage.  Our mobile units remove fuel contaminated with water.

We have the latest workshop to carry out extensive or complex repairs. 

Please do not drive the car without speaking to us first.

Auto Assist has mobile vans that can come out to you.

Inform the staff at the petrol station that you have put the wrong fuel in your car. In conclusion, to sum up, it is best to call an expert to ascertain the best course of action.

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We cover all the latest vehicles. Light commercial and HGV. We will have the right solution for your car.

In particular, we specialise in misfuelled, models for Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes Benz, Porsche.

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