We continue our series of wrong fuel myth busting blog postings by talking about how putting the wrong fuel in your car affects your vehicle insurance or warranty. It’s a subject that is very often brought up by our customers and something that we get enquiries from motorists about over the phone every week. The … Read more Wrong Fuel In Car. Insurance and Warranties – Myth Busting Part 3
Putting the Wrong Fuel into your vehicle is stressful, there’s no question about it. Very often, the motorist who is unfortunate enough to have accidentally put petrol in a diesel vehicle, or vice versa, has not experienced the situation before and dealing with the unknown often leads to incorrect assumptions. A large number of the … Read more Wrong Fuel Help – Steps To Minimise The Stress
Wrong Fuel Removal – Don’t Try The DIY Approach – Myth 2 As part of our ongoing wrong fuel myth busting series of blog posts, we’re going to look at some of the most terrible wrong fuel removal DIY misinformation that can be found on the internet. There are a frightening number of websites offering … Read more Wrong Fuel Removal DIY Disasters – Myth Busting Part 2
Wrong Fuel In Diesel Car Myth 1 Over the next few weeks we’re going to be looking at dispelling those wrong fuel in diesel car myths. The internet is a brilliant source of information but not all of it is correct and not all of the advice that you may find is beneficial. We have … Read more Wrong Fuel In Diesel Car – Myth Busting
Wrong Fuel recovery incidents increase during the Winter months We always find that we have a really busy period at the start of the year with Wrong Fuel recovery incidents. There are a number of possible causes for this spike in our activity: Commuting motorists are under stress as they try to re-focus on work … Read more Wrong Fuel Recovery – Winter Blues
Removal of Petrol from Diesel Vehicles with Twin Fuel Tanks This is an issue that we have encountered numerous times over the years. It’s usually a job that we’re called out to where another wrong fuel recovery company has been out to a motorist who has filled up with petrol instead of diesel, and they … Read more Petrol in Diesel Cars – The Curse of the Twin Tank
Petrol in a diesel car – Myths People react differently in stressful situations and filling up your car or van with the wrong fuel, such as petrol in a diesel car, is definitely stressful. It usually happens at the most impossibly inconvenient time; when you’re late getting the kids to school or getting to work, … Read more Petrol in a diesel car by mistake – Myth Busting
Quite often we get calls from motorists who ask the question, “How do I get petrol out of my diesel car?” More often than not, it’s because motorists are very worried about the cost of removing petrol from a diesel engined vehicle when they have accidentally filled up with the wrong fuel type. These calls … Read more How do I remove petrol from my diesel car?
Help! I’ve put petrol in a diesel engine, what will happen to it? What happens to your vehicle engine very much depends upon the amount of petrol that you’ve put in compared to the amount of diesel that may already be in the tank. Our wrong fuel engineers have come across all of the different … Read more Petrol in a Diesel Engine
It doesn’t happen very often, but sometimes one of our wrong fuel engineers gets called out to remove the right fuel! On this occasion, our engineer was attending a truck near a service station just off the M5 motorway. The driver had filled up with 600 litres of diesel fuel which was the vehicle tank … Read more Occasionally a Wrong Fuel Engineer is needed to remove the right fuel!