What Needs to Be Done after Mis-Fueling Fuel-Specific Discussion

by | Feb 18, 2014 | Fuel Advice | 0 comments

Wrong
fuelling needs a detailed and engaging discussion because more and more of the
car owners are registering their mis-fueling complaints with the breakdown
service providers throughout UK and beyond the border as well. What if you have
installed petrol in diesel car? What could be the best course of action after
such wrong fuel filling?
Well,
the first thing to take care is not to start your car engine. And then you need
to involve an expert to evacuate your car tank, refill it with correct type of
fuel and finally run a check on the system, especially the fuel delivery
components.
Diesel
vehicles are more sensitive to their petrol counterparts. So if you own a
modern, diesel-driven automatic car which does not feature a traditional key,
must be started to move it out of the fuel court and extricated from the
steering lock, running the engine for a few seconds is less likely to further
problem.
However,
best is to push or tow your car instead of driving it even for a few seconds.
Call in a specialist mobile fuel drain service provider. They will send a
technician to drain car tank immediately. And if the car is not driven for a long
time, no further action is considered necessary.  
What if
the car is driven?
The basic rules remain the same. However, driving
the car for even half an hour (you can hardly drive any longer as problems will
start showing up) could cause damage. So a quality additive should be included.
Moreover, if you change the fuel filter, it will give you a peace of mind. Get
the replacement done within a few days.

If a petrol car is filled with diesel, it is
highly recommended not to start the motorbike or four-wheelers. If you inform
the wrong fuel drain company about your mistake, they will dispatch the
professionals immediately to attend the scene so that incorrect fuel is flushed
out swiftly and further damages can be prevented. If the car is driven, a more
thorough cleaning is required after the contaminated fuel is taken out of car
tank.