The moment you realise you have misfuelled, you simply need to pull over and ask for help. You are guaranteed to have help on the way. They will make sure that the wrong fuel is removed from your vehicle and bring you to a safe location.
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You need to understand just how dangerous misfuelling is. For some people, they think that it is an act of stupidity that can be easily reversed. The truth is that it can be way more complicated than that. When you place petrol in a diesel engine, the problem could get worse. Diesel engines are simply […]
After refuelling your vehicle, you are ready to hit the road. You can already estimate how far you can travel with the amount of fuel you have. Unfortunately, just a few minutes in, you realise that there is something wrong. The engine starts to become erratic. You can’t control it well. As you start looking […]
Not all fuels are the same. Don’t be complacent if your car is still moving when you are aware that you have filled it with the wrong fuel. For sure, it is still moving now, but it could come to a sudden halt. Worse, you could be in the middle of the road when it […]
After suffering from a terrible misfuel as you just put petrol in diesel car and you are in the middle of the road, you might think that you have already gone through the worst. You call for help and wait for help to arrive. While waiting, you think that you were too stupid to have misfueled. Whatever […]
It won’t take a while before you realise that you have misfueled. You will immediately see black smoke coming out of the vehicle. You will also suffer from an erratic engine. It starts to slow down up until it comes to a stop. This is a problem you don’t want to face. Here are things […]
The moment you’ve realised that misfuelling happened, you might immediately panic. You keep driving up until you find help from a local gas station or a repair shop. Before you do so, bear in mind that driving when misfuelling happened won’t help in any way. It could even make the problem worse. Here are the […]
As soon as you’ve realised that you placed the wrong fuel in your car, you have to act immediately. Don’t wait until the damage becomes too severe that the engine is damaged beyond repair. You need to pull over and stop the car immediately. It does not matter where you are. You really have to […]
Having driven your car for some time, you will know straight away if there is something wrong. However, there are instances when it feels weird for no reason at all. You might have experienced different types of repair problems in the past, but it feels different right now. If this is the case, you might […]
You might not be familiar with misfuelling as it is not among the problems you have experienced before. The truth is that it is a common human error when it comes to vehicles and over 150,000 vehicles suffer from placing petrol in diesel engine each year in the UK alone. You think you won’t ever face this […]