Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a regular problem. And its remedy depends upon a number of things. Assuming you would like to know what you should do about it then stay with me.
Let us discuss the most important factors to take into account whenever making a decision whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Refrain from having any jack-of-all-trades to attend your vehicle. We are Mercedes specialists and have got the skills and experience required to make certain that you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes C230?
Contact us and obtain genuine guidance and sensible assistance for your particular circumstances
We can come to you to perform the complete fuel removal & clean there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having national coverage, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We mostly attend:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether or not it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you going again.
The technique of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically similar for a large number of vehicles. Needless to say it can vary to some extent as each make has their own fuel system. Even so it still essentially observes the following 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.
If you have any queries or require some assistance please Contact Us!
We can get you on the road again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET