Accidentally Put the Wrong Fuel in Your Car? Here’s What to Do Next

Stay Calm and Avoid Starting the Engine

The first and most crucial step is to remain calm. Accidents happen, and misfueling is a common mistake. Avoid starting the engine, as doing so could circulate the incorrect fuel throughout the system and potentially cause more damage. If you’ve realized your mistake before starting the engine, you’re already a step ahead.

Seek Professional Assistance

Contact fuel drain service immediately for expert assistance. Our team specializes in handling misfueling incidents and is available 24/7 to provide guidance and support. Inform us about your situation, and we’ll dispatch a skilled technician to your location to assess the damage and take the necessary steps to rectify the issue.

Do Not Attempt to Drive

It’s important to resist the urge to drive the vehicle, even if it seems to be running fine. The incorrect fuel can have adverse effects on your car’s engine and performance. Driving the vehicle could exacerbate the problem and lead to more extensive damage. Instead, wait for our professional technician to arrive and evaluate the situation.

Fuel Evacuation and System Flushing

Our experienced technician will perform a fuel evacuation process to remove the incorrect fuel from your car’s system. This is a delicate procedure that requires specialized equipment and expertise. Once the incorrect fuel is removed, the system will be flushed to ensure that no residue remains, safeguarding your engine from potential harm.

Thorough System Checkup

After the fuel evacuation and system flushing, our technician will conduct a comprehensive checkup of your vehicle’s components. This thorough examination helps identify any potential damage caused by the misfueling incident. Any issues that arise will be addressed promptly, ensuring that your vehicle is in good working condition before you hit the road again.