Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a well-known error. And its solution will depend on various factors. If you want to find out what it is advisable to do to sort it out then please read on.
Right here are the most important factors to think about when deciding on whether to have it drained:
Keep away from getting any unqualified so-and-so to try to fix your car. We are Mercedes experts and have the credentials and working experience needed to make certain you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes C220?
Call us and receive reliable recommendations and sensible help for your particular circumstances
We can go to you to undertake the complete contaminated fuel removal & clean there on scene
Once we have finished you can get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having national cover, for Mercedes motorists in particular. We mainly deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you moving once again.
The process of removing Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially identical for virtually all motor vehicles. Obviously it does vary a little as every brand has their unique fuel system. Nevertheless it still generally adheres to the below guidelines:
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.
In case you have any concerns or require our help please Call us!
We can get you on the road again.
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