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Car Misfuelling Insurance


What does this policy cover?

ALA Misfuelling Insurance covers the cost of assistance if your vehicle has been filled with the wrong type of fuel.

Using the wrong type of fuel isn’t unusual, with up to 150,000 cases every year. Most commonly this happens where a diesel car is filled with petrol – it can be stressful, inconvenient and costly to rectify.

This product can be bought independently without the need for an ALA GAP Insurance policy.

Cover Features:

With ALA Misfuelling Insurance, if you misfuel we will:

  • Arrange and pay to have your fuel tank drained and cleaned
  • Take you (or someone permitted to drive your car) the vehicle and up to 6 passengers to a garage to carry out the work
  • Refuel the vehicle with up to £10.00 of the correct type of fuel

Additional features include:

  • Cover available for up to 12 months
  • Choice of policy excess
  • Covers misfuelling by you or anyone permitted to drive your car
  • Up to £500 cover towards damage resulting from misfuelling



Can I buy ALA Misfuelling Insurance?

We can provide you with cover if your vehicle:

  • is under 3.5 tonnes in weight, 7 feet 6 Inches in width and 18 feet in length
  • is a private car registered in the United Kingdom
  • does not use Bio-diesel, ethanol, red diesel, autogas, leaded (4 star) or non-standard fuel
  • is not excluded

    Vehicles used in any sort of competitions or rallies. Vehicles used for racing, pace making, speed testing or in reliability trials; Vehicles not listed in Glass's Guide; kit cars; invalid carriages; commercial Vehicles of more than 3500kg gross weight. Any, taxi, mini cab, driving tuition vehicle, courier or delivery vehicle of any type or any private or public rental vehicle.



What is not covered?

  • Replacement of parts damaged as a result of misfuelling (unless higher level of cover selected)
  • Transportation of animals at the time of misfuelling
  • Misfuelling which occurs outside the U.K.
  • Claims made within 48 hours of the start of the policy
  • More than two claims in 12 months
  • Contamination from something other than petrol or diesel, for example, water


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