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We recently had a call out to a Mercede A-Class customer in Solihull who had accidentally put the wrong fuel in his car. From receiving his telephone call we were on scene in 20 minutes. Luckily we soon had him back on the road to recovery.
One of our Doctors was called out to Recover a United Utilities Tanker in Penrith as the driver had put the wrong fuel in his Tractor Unit. If you are in the Penrith area and have put the wrong fuel in your vehicle then give us a call and a Fuel Doctor will be at your side and back on the road in under an hour from the time of call
We recently got called out to a Farm in Wolverhampton. The Farmer had put the wrong fuel in his 1980's Ford Tractor and we arrived at premises and had him back to his farming duties in under an hour.
If you have put the wrong fuel in your car. Fuel Doctor can have you back on the road in under an hour from the time of calling us - CALL US ON 0333 444 9000 FOR WRONG FUEL RECOVERY
With the COVID-19 lockdown it's been tough for businesses and business owners, but here at Fuel Doctor we are still providing our fuel drain services throughout the UK.
Below are some recent images of recent fuel drains we have worked on in Telford, Matlock, Walsall and Lichfield. As you can see, with each fuel drain we take care to conform to social distancing and at no point whatsoever during the process of the wrong fuel recovery do we need access to your vehicle.
Our Fuel Doctor's will always be atleast 2 metres away.
if you live in any of these areas, you'll be met with a professional fuel drain service that you come to expect from the 4th emergency service in the UK. We work with both the commercial and domestic markets and we aim to be with you within the hour to get you back on the road again.
Read our article about what to do when you put petrol in your diesel car and if you put the wrong fuel in your car or run out of petrol, you can call us on 0333 444 9000
People of South Wales will be relieved to know that they will getting their mail this week as we helped a Royal Mail postman back on the road after he mistakenly put the wrong fuel in his car in Newport South Wales.
We got the call via our national call centre and was on hand within the hour to to aid the stricken vehicle. The driver had managed to get back to the main depot with the vehicle so he could swap vehicles and get about his business.
As you can see from the picture, we were already in a safe space to deliver our wrong fuel recovery service and proceeded to drain the wrong fuel, drain the tank and flush the bad fuel out. Once we had fully drained the tank we then proceeded to add £10 worth of diesel to the engine to get the van to the nearest fuel station.
We work with both domestic and commercial customers throughout the UK and we are the UK's number 1 wrong fuel recovery company with fuel doctors throughout the UK.
We can provide maintenance contracts for transportation companies, logistic companies as well as smaller businesses so if the worst should happen, you know you have the best fuel drain company there partnering with you to get your business moving again.
For all commercial enquiries, why not visit our partner page to learn more.
So, in all the time it had taken for this Manchester fuel drain was around 45 minutes from call out which is super quick and why to our customers we are known as the 4th emergency service. If you ever put the wrong fuel in your car in Manchester, Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale, Ashton or anywhere in the Greater Manchester area, call 0333 444 9000 and we'll be there for you nationwide.
So, as you probably already know, we are the best independent fuel drain provider in the UK, when you put petrol in your diesel car your heart sinks and you think the worst! No, I've ruined my engine, my car will never be the same again!
We thought we would write up an article to explain how a fuel injection system works so you get to know more about what happens when you add fuel to your car. Read on and fear not, if you have put the wrong fuel in your car you'll be absolutely fine.
Diesel Injection Engines
Diesel engines work much differently to petrol engines that they use a method of direct injection where the diesel is injected into a special cylinder which in turn then controls the compressed air. So, this compression then helps to self ignite. This then turns the pistons and drives the engine.
What Happens When You Put Petrol in a Diesel Engine
Now, if you put petrol into a diesel engine then this can have big repercussions if left untreated. Generally speaking if you add a small amount of petrol to your tank then you'll be more than fine, but left untreated with large amounts of petrol a diesel engine can cause long term damage as the petrol will begin to act as a solvent and the metal to metal contact will create small particles of metal that can run through the engine and start to erode parts.
So, an small honest mistake where you can be rushing and not notice the colour of the fuel pump could potentially be very costly if the fuel is not drained properly, so if you do put petrol in your diesel car then we recommend you call a professional wrong fuel recovery company like Fuel Doctor to drain the contaminated fuel from the tank, lubricate the engine and get you on your way with the right fuel.