Putting Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a well-known mistake. And its solution will depend on various factors. In case you would like to find out what you have to do to sort it out then stay with me.
These are the key factors to think about when deciding on whether or not to get it drained:
Don't just get any unqualified mechanic to attend your automobile. We are Mercedes specialists and hold the qualifications and experience required to ensure that you get back on the road with no hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes C32 AMG?
Give us a call and obtain sincere recommendations and practical assistance for your exact circumstance
We can reach you to perform the full fuel removal & purge right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you should be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting national service, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We principally deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going again.
The procedure of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially the same for a large number of vehicles. Naturally it does vary a little as every make has their own distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally follows 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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