Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a regular error. And exactly what you need to do about it is dependent upon a few factors. If you want to find out what to do about this then continue reading.
Right here are the key factors to consider whenever deciding on whether to have a fuel drain:
Refrain from having any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your car. We are Mercedes experts and have the credentials and knowledge needed to ensure that you are back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes C180?
Contact us and receive honest advice and sensible assistance for your exact circumstance
We can reach you to do the full contaminated fuel drain & flush there on scene
Once we have finished you are able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide cover, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We primarily attend:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going once again.
The procedure of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally exactly the same for most cars. Of course it can differ to some degree as every manufacturer has their own different fuel system. Even so it still generally adheres to the below 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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