Filling Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a common mistake. And its solution depends on an assortment of things. Assuming you want to know what it is advisable to do about it then please read on.
Listed here are the main factors to be aware of when making a decision whether to get a fuel drain:
Refrain from having any jack-of-all-trades to try to drain your vehicle. We are Mercedes experts and possess the accreditation and expertise necessary to make certain you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes C160?
Contact us and obtain straightforward advice and practical assistance for your exact circumstance
We would come to you to perform the full contaminated fuel retrieval & cleanse there on scene
As soon as we have completed you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, boasting nationwide coverage, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We mainly attend:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you on the road once again.
The technique of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence identical for a large number of motor vehicles. Of course it may differ slightly as each brand has their particular different fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally adheres to the following principles:
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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