Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a very common error. And what you want to do about it is dependent upon various factors. In the event that you would like to find out what you have to do to fix it then read on.
These are the main factors to keep in mind whenever deciding whether to get a fuel drain:
Refrain from getting any untrained so-and-so to try to repair your automobile. We are Mercedes experts and possess the skills and practical experience required to make certain you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes C240?
Give us a call and receive genuine guidance and sensible help for your specific circumstance
We can come to you to do the full contaminated fuel removal & purge right there on scene
As soon as we have finished you will be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering countrywide cover, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We mainly attend:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Regardless of whether it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you moving again.
The procedure of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is fundamentally identical for the majority of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it may differ to some extent as each make has their unique distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally follows 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.
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