Wrong fuel / misfuel in Wolverhampton

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 Wolverhampton

Have you put the wrong fuel in your car in Wolverhampton, 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 Wolverhampton, 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.


A call came in from a driver who had put in the wrong fuel in Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton. They had put petrol in a diesel car and pulled over when they realised.

“Your engineer got to us quite quickly. He explained how he was going to removal all the fuel from the tank and fuel system and then flushed the system through and put in some fresh diesel. He got the vehicle started and followed me to the nearest petrol station to fill up with the right fuel”

Our engineer was called out to a driver who thought they may have put in the wrong fuel on Penn Road, Wolverhampton.

“Your engineer turned up and got me to check my receipt, yep I’d put petrol in my diesel car. He quickly drained and flushed through my car and sent me on my way with post misfuelling advice to make sure no damage is caused to my car.”

Thanks Auto Fuel Fix

A driver had pulled over as they thought they’d put in the wrong fuel on the Willenhall Road, Wolverhampton.

“My car started losing power and smoking a bit when I had a sudden thought I’d put in the wrong fuel in my car. I called Auto Fuel Fix who’s engineer came out and rectified the situation in a really quick time. He gave me advice on measures to take to stop any potential future damage and sent me on my way”

Very professional outfit

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