TheFuelMan

The Fuel Man has been in the Wrong Fuel industry for over a decade. He is an avid auto enthusiast and owner of the UK's largest independent Wrong Fuel Drain company. He is an expert in the subject of Petrol in a Diesel Car and has been helping motorists with misfuelling problems by providing advice, guidance, and roadside call-outs and repairs.

How to store fuel correctly and safely

Firstly, you are only allowed to keep a certain amount of properly-stored petrol at home which the Health and Safety Executive limits to 30 litres. Should you require to store more than 30 litres, you are required to contact the Petroleum Enforcement Authority. Diesel is different, there are no specific legal requirements on the storage …

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How Cold Temperatures can affect your cars fuel consumption

As the shorts, vests and flip-flops are stored away and exchanged for thick coats, woolly hats and scarves, the winter months bring a host of new issues for car owners to look out for (aside from fashion!). Not only does winter create problems for drivers such as slippery roads, icy windshields and reduced visibility from …

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Petrol in a diesel engine

Today I did 2 fuel drains in supermarket petrol stations, both had a few thing in common. They were small cars, both had been filled to the brim, and both had just finished the weekly shop, luckily both had not been started so they were on their way in 20 minutes a piece, A Hyundai …

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Wrong Fuel in Car? Here’s What You Should Do Next

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Warning: If you’ve put the wrong fuel in your vehicle, DO NOT put your key in the ignition or start the engine. DO NOT! Whether you were distracted or just confused due to a vehicle switch, pouring wrong fuel in car is quite common. Pouring diesel inside a petrol vehicle is particularly easy while filling a diesel …

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AA & RAC Wrong fuel & Fuel Drain Service & Misfuelling Costs

Most people who fill up with the wrong fuel first turn to the AA & RAC. It is widely thought that membership would cover fuel drains…….. dun dun dun dun! Here’s some facts: The AA offers a mobile fuel draining service, called “fuel assist”  The AA charge £209.34 for AA Members and £246.29 for non …

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