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Put Unleaded into a Diesel Car? Wrong Fuel Tank Draining

The effects of "AdBlue" in a diesel car - AdBlue in fuel tank

First make sure you do not start your engine! Take the keys out of the ignition to make sure that you haven’t engaged the fuel pump. Give us a call to get it sorted.

If the vehicle has been driven, the damage to the fuel system can be extensive. Acting fast is a good idea, even though the AdBlue in your engine will likely have started to crystalize. The end result for some people that find themselves in this unfortunate situation could possibly be an entire fuel system replacement, entire engine replacement or extensive repair bills. Here's some important information about AdBlue in fuel - Yes Mistakenly filling your car with AdBlue is a somewhat less common mishap that can still happen to anyone. What Happens is normally and suddenly your car grinds to a halt. Probably that's when the realization hits you - you've inadvertently put the AdBlue in your tank! It's a frustrating situation, and it can escalate if you continue without knowing what you’re doing.

The scenario can be much more critical when dealing with AdBlue, because it's an exhaust fluid primarily used in diesel vehicles. If AdBlue, also known as Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), is mistakenly poured into the fuel tank of a diesel car, it can lead to serious consequences. AdBlue is not a fuel; it's a urea-based solution designed to reduce emissions by breaking down nitrogen oxides in the exhaust system.

In diesel engines, using AdBlue in the fuel tank can cause engine malfunction, leading to a sudden breakdown. The severity of the situation increases if the vehicle is driven after the mistake is realized. This can result in damage to the fuel system, injectors, and other engine components.

On the other hand, petrol cars are not equipped with an AdBlue system. If AdBlue is accidentally added to a petrol car's fuel tank, the impact is still generally severe. However, it's still crucial to address the issue promptly to avoid potential damage to the engine.

If you find yourself in this predicament, it's essential to seek professional help immediately. Calling a specialized service like ours on 0481 011 117, can be the saving grace in such situations. Once we find out more about your vehicle and specific situation we will be able to point you in the right direction. If we are able to assist, we offer a swift response, coming to your location to drain the incorrect fuel from your vehicle. Our experts are equipped to handle cases where you've already driven the car and are experiencing adverse symptoms. Don't hesitate to reach out; we're here to rescue you in your time of need!

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AdBlue in my motorhome

"Driving around Australia was an amazing experience, but not without its challenges."

That's exactly what Ken experienced when he realized he had just put AdBlue right into his diesel fuel tank, it was a simple mistake to make, that could have put an abrupt end to his road trip.

"I wasn't concentrating, then right as I went to pay for fuel the price didn't add up, surely I couldn't have put that much fuel in?"

Ken was informed by the service station that he had used the AdBlue pump to fill his motorhome.

Not realising the possible consequences of starting the engine, Ken proceeded to move his vehicle into a parking bay.

"It was a horrible feeling to have this happen, so I first began reading, then making some phone calls, but it wasn't the end of the world & eventually I got it fixed so I could continue exploring this vast, beautiful country."

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