Wrong Fuel in Car Oban, Argyll and Bute

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In the event that you might have unfortunately put the wrong fuel in the car and right now have to have a fuel drain you are most likely browsing the web on the lookout for a rapid, trusted, skilled and reasonably priced fuel drain business in Oban or Argyll and Bute. To be honest, we are the people for your needs!

We carried out a fuel drain for a customer whose vehicle had stopped in a street in Oban because he had put unleaded petrol in his diesel car. We arrived to find the driver patiently waiting in his metallic red Ford Transit - he had been browsing his work. We rapidly extracted the incorrect fuel and he was able to resume his journey . "I was astounded. Your fuel drainer was fast and helpful. Thank you so much."

Petrol in diesel Oban? We are able to service the Oban vicinity very well because one of our technicians stays close by and is for that reason not far from the action. If you've put the wrong fuel in your car wherever in Oban we'll be happy to come out and do a full fuel drain. Petrol in diesel in Oban shouldn't be a huge problem. We're only a phone call away.

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A somewhat concerned customer phoned us from the Total filling station at Argyll and Bute to advise us that he put unleaded in his diesel apricot Mercedes CLS-Class; he wasn't entirely certain how he'd done it. We assured him it was no hassle and soon had our fuel drainer out to him to drain the contaminated fuel from his vehicle. Having purged the incorrect fuel, he was subsequently back on the road. He told us; "I am really dumbfounded I filled my car with the wrong fuel. And the technician who appeared to undertake the fuel drain was extremely excellent - he did not make me look like a plonker."

Not just that, but our crew of wrong fuel experts cover all of Argyll and Bute, this means that your position is within our area. When we've discovered where you are located, we will try to appear at your location as swiftly as we can and drain any incorrect fuel from your vehicle. The truth is the sooner you take out all of that incorrect fuel from your car, the less damage is caused. For that reason get that telephone and call our telephone number. A workforce of SPA licensed technicians are geared up and waiting to help, regardless of the day or hour it happens to be.

Therefore, if you've topped up your petrol car with the wrong fuel, or put the wrong fuel in your diesel motor vehicle just about anywhere in Argyll and Bute, contact us right away. Our professional mechanics are ready for you.

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A person called us from Oban saying he foolishly pumped the wrong fuel in his diesel scruffy Ford Taurus. "Unbelievable! I can't believe I put the wrong fuel in my nice diesel car!" It only took our engineer around fifty minutes to completely drain the wrong fuel from the car. He completely cleaned the fuel system and put fresh fuel in the vehicle. The customer was happy and it hadn't cost him dealership rates to have the task professionally completed.

With 100's of years of shared contaminated fuel removal knowledge you couldn't be in better hands. Our agents have personally seen almost everything and done it all. They are competent on the latest cars and maintain all appropriate certificates. The company is entirely V.A.T. recorded and covered by insurance so you realize we are no cowboy or “fly-by-night” business.

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Recent Wrong Fuel Drains in Oban

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Wrong Fuel in Car Oban - Petrol in Diesel Car Oban

We not long ago received a call about a young man who put the wrong fuel in his precious Lexus LFA in Oban. He had broken down on the road. "After inserting unleaded in my diesel car I didn't discover the issue till I stopped working. You removed the wrong fuel from my car and got it running again. I was impressed with both how quick you were and your value for money". Needless to say we were on-scene promptly and purged the engine after flushing all of the wrong fuel from the diesel tank. On arrival our technician said the customer was fuming, but was pretty happy when we finished.

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A woman from Oban with a full car of youngsters in her diesel dark blue Land Rover Range Rover Evoque had put £45 of petrol at the Texaco filling station. She contacted us weeping and extremely distraught as she had never wrong fuelled before and didn't know what might happen to her vehicle in doing so. We reassured her that the car would be alright and that she would be on the road quickly. When we arrived she was still distressed but while our fuel drainer began work on the fuel drain she calmed down as she discovered that something could be done and her vehicle wasn't unfixable. She quickly cheered up and was on the road again saying, "I really can't believe my misfortune putting the wrong fuel in my car! Specifically with the youngsters on board."

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Familiar Petrol in Diesel Signs and symptoms:

Here is a list of common wrong fuel symptoms or signs:

  • Loss of engine power
  • Vehicle cutting out, spluttering or coughing
  • Hassles starting the motor
  • Abnormal smoke

How to find out if I put the wrong fuel in my car?

If you’ve just filled up at a petrol station and the cars starts to act a bit strange you might start to wonder if you accidentally put the wrong fuel in it.

Well, there are a few things to can check that will be able to tell you:

  1. How is the car responding? There are some very common misfuel symptoms which can be a good indicator of wrong fuel:
    • Loss of engine power – can feel like the car has run out of fuel
    • A lot of smoke (more than usual)
    • Engine coughing or starting to splutter
    • Won’t start – or keeps stalling.
  2. Look at your fuel receipt. It will state clearly if you filled up with diesel or unleaded. If you don’t have the receipt, you can often return to the petrol station where you filled up and give them the date and time (and pump) where you refuelled and they will often be able to give you a VA receipt.
  3. Smell it. Diesel and petrol have very distinctly different smells. Anyone familiar with the motor industry should be able to help you with this. Or you could even get another car to park alongside and smell the fuel caps of both, comparing them to determine what the fuel type is.
  4. Call us to come out and assess the car. In the majority of cases we will be able to tell if the car has been misfuelled before beginning work on it. If we discover that the vehicle does not need a fuel drain, you will only be charged a call-out fee.

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Wrong Fuel SoS is fully accredited and approved to execute all varieties fuel drains relating to the extraction of contaminated fuel. To discover exactly how we will assist to get you on the move again just give us a call.

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