When you put the wrong fuel in your car, the most important thing to do is avoid starting the engine or even putting the key in the ignition if you haven’t already. Doing so could cause severe damage. Instead, you must arrange a wrong fuel removal service as soon as possible. Fortunately, mobile mechanic wrong fuel drainage services are common.
Putting petrol in a diesel car is the worst case scenario because unleaded fuel acts as a solvent, causing damage to the fuel pump and other components.
There’s no need to panic; plenty of garages and breakdown companies offer wrong fuel recovery and removal services. This process takes about an hour and involves draining the tank and fuel system before filling it up again with the correct fuel.
A wrong fuel rescue price can range from £180 to £350.