Wrong fuel / misfuel in Leicester

Don't Panic!

Follow these steps if you have put the wrong fuel in your vehicle

Stop Driving

Don’t start your car. If you have started your car, park and switch off your vehicle as soon as possible.

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We will drain and flush your vehicle at your location. We will then provide you with sufficient fuel to get you to the next fuel station.

Wrong fuel / misfuel in Leicester

Have you put the wrong fuel in your car in Leicester, have you put petrol in a diesel vehicle, or vice versa? Auto Fuel Fix are the UK’s leading national misfuelling rescue service, our expert technicians use state of the art equipment to ensure minimal to NO damage is caused to your vehicles engine or fuel system.
If you find yourself with the wrong fuel in Leicester, our call centre is ready to take your phone call and send out one of our trained technicians to assist you at your location. We aim to be with you within 20 minutes of your call after you have misfuelled your car. 98% of misfuelling mistakes can be rectified successfully at the roadside. Before we arrive we advise you to make sure you do the following to prevent any potential terminal damage to your vehicles engine or fuel system.


If you’ve realised you’ve put in the wrong fuel before starting your car, DO NOT put your key in the ignition and DO NOT START YOUR ENGINE. If you’re already driving, pull over and stop as soon as it is safe to do so, but DON’T PANIC!

Remember: Putting your ignition on, even without starting the car, primes the fuel pump and starts the wrong fuel circulating.


If you don’t know your location, find out where you are. Give us a call with your details and your location and our team of operators will dispatch our fuel removal technician immediately to your location. If you’re at a fuel station, let the cashier know of your situation.

Safety First

If you find yourself pulled over at the side of a main road after realising you’ve put the wrong fuel in your car, make sure all your occupants are moved to a safe place, especially if your vehicle is at the side of a busy A road or motorway.

More Misfuelling Information

If you would like more information on misfuelling, check out our wrong fuel in car, petrol in a diesel car and diesel in a petrol car guides.


Our engineer attended a call where a driver had put in the wrong fuel on Humberstone road, Leicester. The driver had put petrol in a diesel car, so our engineer flushed through the system and replaced it with some fresh diesel.

“Thanks for your help Auto Fuel Fix, my car has ran fine since your guys work”

Highly recommended!

We had a call out to a driver who had put in the wrong fuel on the A47 in Leicester.

” I had put petrol in my diesel car, the engineer was with me in under 20 minutes and flushed my car through. He left me with enough fresh diesel to get to a petrol station and refill my car”

Thanks guys

Auto Fuel Fix got a call to a driver who had put in the wrong fuel on the A5460 in Leicester.

“Your engineer was with me really quickly, he flushed my car through and gave me some fresh diesel to make sure the car ran ok. After that I filled it back up with diesel this time and got on my way”

Thanks Auto Fuel Fix, a life saver

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