Wrong fuel sold from pump at Doncaster petrol station

A generic petrol pump.
A generic petrol pump.

Fuming drivers were left with vehicle problems after a petrol station mistakenly sold them super-unleaded fuel from a diesel pump.

A small number of motors were said to have encountered issues after the wrong fuel was dispensed from a pump at the JET-branded Intake 7 petrol station in Wath Road, Mexborough.

Phillips 66, owner of the JET brand, and forecourt owners Intake Developments Limited have now issued a joint apology.

The statement explained that the filling station was “forced to cease selling fuel from one pump when super-unleaded fuel was found to have been delivered into the Sentinel® Diesel storage tank”, which had caused a “small number of vehicles” to encounter problems.

It added: “This is an isolated incident which was caused by human error. We are very sorry for any inconvenience this mistake has caused.

“Intake Developments believes that a number of vehicles may have been affected, but added it had no way of contacting anyone purchasing Sentinel® Diesel from their Mexborough site during the period October 28 to November 2.

“No other Intake or JET sites were affected, and sales of Sentinel® Diesel at Intake 7 have now resumed.”

The statement said any claims for compensation would be examined on a case-by-case basis.

Anyone who believes they have been affected is advised to call 01908 302329 or email jet@broadspiretpa.co.uk

*Have you been affected? Email lee.peace@jpress.co.uk or ring 01302 347223.