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    Exclamation ??? Cost to drain fuel tank ???

    What is the going rate to drain your fuel tank (vectra c 55 1.9cdti) ??? Due to petrol being in it? the tank has 15 liters of diesel and 13 liters of petrol in it... Just under half a tank..

    any advise...?

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    Default Drain fuel tank

    Tha AA have a firm that will come and do it but I think it is about £180 for them to do the lot.

    Roger

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    get 1 leck pump or the pumps they sell in your local car shop disconect the fuel filter attach the pump pipe to the inlet pipe that gos in to the filter and pump it out flush it agian with fresh diesel re pump that out fit new filter

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    Quote Originally Posted by OSSY View Post
    What is the going rate to drain your fuel tank (vectra c 55 1.9cdti) ??? Due to petrol being in it? the tank has 15 liters of diesel and 13 liters of petrol in it... Just under half a tank..

    any advise...?
    Did you run the car?

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    my psl did same he got a friend to come out he took out fuel gauge sensor and drained it that way....

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    I've just got a quote from RAC's contacted fuel drainers, £205... ouch..

    So I phoned around and found www.PutWrongFuelIn.co.uk who will come out tomorrow afternoon for £150... I think the latter...

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post
    Did you run the car?

    it drive 1/2 mile to house, from forecourt of petrol station...

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    ossy just buy a £12 hand pump and pull the filter pipe and pump it out put a gallon of derv back in pump that throu and connect it back up with a new filter

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    **** me don't waste your money, putting diesel in petrol is bad but petrol into a diesel will be ok, just go and fill it up with diesel then go for a good drive 50 miles should do and keep topping up with diesel.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by hoochydady View Post
    ossy just buy a £12 hand pump and pull the filter pipe and pump it out put a gallon of derv back in pump that throu and connect it back up with a new filter

    Thank you for the advice... Do i need to get a new fuel filter?

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