Filling Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a usual mistake to make. And its solution is based on an assortment of things. Assuming you would like to find out what you ought to do to sort it out then read on.
Let us discuss the most important variables to keep in mind whenever choosing whether to have a fuel drain:
Stay away from getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your vehicle. We are Mercedes specialists and have got the accreditation and practical experience required to make sure that you get back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes B150?
Contact us and obtain reliable advice and sensible assistance for your precise circumstances
We can come to you to undertake the complete fuel removal & flush right there on scene
When we have completed you can get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering national coverage, for Mercedes motorists especially. We primarily attend to:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going again.
The technique of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence the same for the majority of vehicles. Obviously it can vary a bit as every manufacturer has their unique different fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically observes the below points:
When someone has put Diesel in a Petrol car they have a few very common questions. So we have compiled a list of the most Frequently Asked Questions for you
Turn off the car as soon as possible and call us. Continuing to run a vehicle on the wrong fuel can potentially damage it. We will be able to give you advice and assistance based on your circumstances
It can. However, if the problem is caught and remedied quickly the risks will be minimal. Of the 1,500 vehicles we attend every month, less than 0.5% have suffered and substantial damage requiring parts replacement.
The safe answer is none. However you might be able to get away with a very low contamination ratio. That being said, we always highly recommend draining anything over a 5% contamination ratio asap.
Putting Super Unleaded, or Shell V-Power, BP Ultimate Unleaded, etc, will have the exact same effect as putting regular unleaded petrol in your diesel car and will need to be drained out and flushed.
No! The EU Block Exemption Regulations clearly state that "the work can be carried out by as long as that garage uses manufacturer approved parts and correctly follows the manufacturer's service schedule."
This might work on some vehicles in some cases, but in the majority on instances it won't and you risk damaging the Lambda sensors as well as fuel pump and injectors, just as a regular misfuel.
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