Wrong fuel / misfuel in Barnsley

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 Barnsley

Have you put the wrong fuel in your car in Barnsley, have you put petrol in a diesel vehicle, or vice versa? Auto Fuel Fix are the UK’s leading national missfuelling 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.
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If you find yourself with the wrong fuel in Barnsley, our call center 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.


I managed to put the wrong fuel in my car at a forecourt in Barnsley, I drove for a while before realising and stopped. I called Auto Fuel Fix who got to me within 20 minutes and drained the petrol and diesel in my car. The engineer placed some fresh diesel in my tank which was enough to get me to a filling station and fill up my tank.

Thanks for your swift recovery.

After realising I put the wrong fuel in my car at a station in Barnsley, I gave Auto Fuel Fix a call. The engineer came out and removed all the fuel from my vehicles tank, fuel lines and engine.

He put in some fresh diesel and I was on my way, couldn’t ask for more.

Great service, that hopefully I don’t need to use again.

After putting petrol in diesel, I called Auto Fuel Fix to remove the wrong fuel from my car. The engineer was fast, polite and did an excellent job. My car has been fine since the incident.

Thanks guys

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