What Happens When Petrol Goes Into a Diesel Engine?

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Putting petrol in a diesel engine can be extremely harmful to the engine and is classified in the world of mechanics as an emergency!

If you have accidently done this – call our mobile fuel drain mechanics now on 0415 073 306 or 1300 813 899.

The diesel vehicle is designed to operate with diesel fuel, and this works differently in the engine than petrol does.

As a result, putting petrol in a diesel engine can cause problems for the fuel injection system and the engine as a whole as the wrong fuel is pumping through the system and the engine.

If you have put petrol in a diesel engine, then you’re probably wondering what the best choice is to remedy the issue as soon as you possibly can.

Do not panic! There are easy options available to you!

What Should I Do Next???

Many people think when they’ve put petrol in a diesel engine that you’ll be required to take your vehicle to a mechanic to have it drained and this will require having the car being towed.

This can be a costly endeavour, with the expense of having a tow truck come and the time and the cost associated with the vehicle spending time while at the mechanics.

The availability of the mechanics can also be an issue, as you don’t want to be waiting around for them to have time to drain your vehicle or paying expensive emergency mechanic prices.

Get It Fixed Straight Away!

The good news is you don’t need to have your vehicle towed to a mechanic to fix a wrong fuel issue!

There is a much simpler, faster and more cost effective way to remedy the issue IMMEDIATELY. Simply contact Sydney Fuel Assist and we come to you in a time of a crisis.

We’re available for emergency call outs and we operate our mobile service throughout Sydney 24/7.

That means, wherever you are on the road or if you’re still at the service station, you can contact our expert fuel drain team and we’ll come out to you to fix the problem immediately.

Call 0415 073 306 or 1300 813 899.