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I’ve Put Wrong Fuel in Vauxhall, What to Do Now?

Put wrong fuel in Vauxhall? Don’t panic, we will drain it safely. A lot of us make this mistake of putting the wrong fuel in our vehicles. In-fact every four minutes 1 person makes this error. It is an easy mistake to make and once you make this mistake a sudden panic kicks in and you think the Vauxhall engine is ruined and you are going to face a huge bill for the lapse in concentration. It can be fixed by fuel drain and cleaning of filters and some other stuff in minutes.

When you fill a diesel Vauxhall with petrol there is a serious risk that you will damage your Vauxhall engine. Petrol acts as a solvent with repairs coming up to hundreds or even thousands of pounds if the engine ceases as the contaminated fuel goes through the system. Metal particles from the pump could be deposited in the fuel which risks further damage.

Vauxhall Fuel drain Experts

GMM1 has expert Vauxhall Fuel drain engineers who drain your Vauxhall’s engine at the cheapest online prices. Therefore, if you’ve mistakenly put wrong fuel in your Vauxhall, don’t panic as GMM1 has the right solution for your Vauxhall. We cover all Vauxhall models. What to do when you realize that you have put wrong fuel in your Vauxhall, if you haven’t started your Vauxhall’s engine don’t start it. If possible, put your Vauxhall in neutral and ask for help to shift it to a safe spot.

Wrong Fuel Drained from Vauxhall

The best way to get your Vauxhall back on the road is to drain the Vauxhall tank and get the filter cleaned or replaced. Fortunately, all these services are available at GMM1 and are done by certified fuel drain experts with years of experience in this field. This is the best way to protect your Vauxhall engine from damage.

However, don’t be harsh on yourself as hundreds of thousands of drivers have done the same, 150,000 a year to be precise, so you are not alone.

Some Wrong Fuel Facts

One person every four minutes fills their vehicle with wrong fuel which can wreak havoc on the interior workings, with repair bills amounting to hundreds of millions of pounds every year. Putting diesel in a petrol Vauxhall engine will cause your engine to cut out and stop working. As diesel doesn’t ignite in the same way that petrol does, the spark plugs which ignite the fuel in your petrol engine will have no effect.

If you have misfuelled your Vauxhall , follow these simple steps to get your engine started.

  • If you want to get your Vauxhall engine to start again, all the fuel needs to be drained safely from the fuel system and replaced with petrol or diesel. Call GMM1 now to get wrong fuel drained from your Vauxhall by our wrong fuel experts.
  • It’s hard to fill a petrol tank with diesel because diesel fuel nozzles are designed to not fit in petrol cars.
  • However, it is all too easy to accidentally fill your diesel-fuelled Vauxhall with petrol.
  • Petrol does a lot of damage to your diesel engine as it finishes the lubricant used to keep it ticking over and cause metal components to grate against each other which causes them to crack and decompose.
  • This just doesn’t damage the fuel pump and injection systems, it can also destroy the engine completely.
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What If Wrong Fuel is Not drained Properly From Vauxhall?

If wrong fuel is not drained properly from your Vauxhall, in a best case scenario, the fuel pump and injection systems will likely need to be replaced, but depending on the extent of the damage the entire engine could be wrecked beyond repair. Don’t despair as GMM1 has all the latest equipment alongside technical expertise needed to clean your Vauxhall engine and get you back on road ASAP.

CALL US ON - 0333 577 7131

24 hour mobile fuel drain service