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I’ve Put Petrol in Diesel Vehicle in South East London, How to Get it Drained?

GMM1 South East London offers 24/7 drain petrol from diesel vehicles service in South East London. Therefore, if you’ve accidentally put in Petrol in diesel car and have you started to panic, don’t worry and relax as all our Petrol in diesel car engineers are fully trained to the best standard and can drain the Petrol from your diesel car’s engine.

GMM1 South East London has the latest and fastest Petrol in diesel car draining system which allows our Petrol in diesel experts to safely and quickly drain the Petrol from your diesel car or vehicle’s engine.

The Time to Drain Petrol from Diesel in South East London

Drain of Petrol from diesel car engine normally takes around 20-30 minutes which means our South East London Petrol in diesel car experts can have your car back on the road within 1 hour. It is fairly easy to put Petrol in a diesel engine and the problem lies with the Petrol nozzle at the Petrol stations.

What to do when Petrol goes into a Diesel Vehicle?

If you have put Petrol in a diesel car, then you need to act quickly. It can cause damage to your vehicle engine and journey. Every year around 150,000 people put the wrong fuel in their vehicle which means a mistake is happening somewhere in the UK every four minutes, you are definitely not alone if you find yourself in trouble at the pump.

The damage to your vehicle totally depends on the type of engine and whether you’ve put diesel into Petrol or vice versa, amount of Petrol and whether the incorrect fuel has reached your vehicle’s engine systems. Simply follow these simple steps to stop your car or vehicle’s engine getting damaged.

Don’t Turn on Your Diesel Engine

If you are at the fuel station and you have mistakenly put petrol in your diesel car, it matters a lot. But wait, as long as we are with you, you need not to worry. The very first thing you need to do is turn your vehicle off. Take out the key and call us.. If you start the engine, wrong fuel starts getting into the engine. Hence the chances of expensive repair increases.  Call GMM1 South East London now to drain petrol from your diesel vehicle immediately.

Even there are some vehicle models that begin moving fuel around before the engine turns over. That’s why, it is really important to avoid even putting the keys in the ignition switch. If you have an automatic car and if you want to take it some steps away as an emergency, even if it doesn’t move, make sure to move it after selecting neutral and then push the car away from the pump.

If you have put the wrong fuel in your car, the safest part is to call a recovery vehicle and wait for them to come and access the damage. You can also take quick assistance by taking the help from the fuel station attendant. 

Draining Petrol from Diesel After Vehicle Has Been Driven

There are many drivers who fill their vehicles with wrong fuel and only notice it during the filling process or soon afterwards. Keep one thing in mind that if you have already resumed your journey before the penny drops, immediately pull over to a safe place and get the keys out from the ignition.

Rest assured that GMM1 South East London can fix your vehicle even after it has stopped running due to wrong fuel. We will drain all the diesel from petrol vehicle and then we will get it started to make sure you carry on with your journey. This process can be done in as less as 30 minutes, so give GMM1 a call without a delay.

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Symptoms to Determine Petrol in Diesel Engine

There are some symptoms which you might start noticing that something seriously went wrong. The symptoms include lumpy and uneven acceleration, misfires and large amounts of smoke from the exhaust. So don’t wait for even a single moment because it wont resove by itself, calling GMM1 is the best option to save your diesel engine from an expensive damage.

Petrol in Diesel vs Diesel in Petrol

To understand misfuelling, it is easy to understand that to put diesel in a petrol tank is harder than to put petrol in a diesel tank. There is one main and major reason and that is the size of nozzle of a diesel pump. It generally won’t fit in the fuel tank. This size of nozzle gives the petrol vehicle drivers some protection against such type of misfuelling.

Filling a vehicle with a Green Petrol Nozzle

To put the petrol in a diesel engine is worse on a diesel engine as compared to putting diesel in petrol engine. To understand why it happens, the diesel fuel itself is used to lubricate certain essentials parts of the vehicle. Whereas the petrol hasn’t got these lubricating qualities. When the diesel and petrol fuels mix together, the diesel floats on the top. That’s why when the vehicle starts drawing from the tank, it can cause damage quickly.

Cost of Draining Petrol from Diesel in South East London

GMM1 South East London offers the most competitive rates and the quickest response for draining diesel from petrol vehicles. So give us a call if you are stuck, our petrol from diesel drain service is available 24/7 in South East London.

CALL US ON - 0333 577 7131

24 hour mobile fuel drain service