Putting Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a regular problem. And what you need to do about it will depend on several things. Assuming you want to find out what it is advisable to do about this then stay with me.
These are the most important variables to to consider whenever deciding whether to have a fuel drain:
Avoid getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Mercedes specialists and hold the accreditation and working experience needed to ensure that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes C350?
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We can go to you to do the fuel retrieval & clean there on scene
As soon as we have finished you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting countrywide coverage, for Mercedes motorists especially. We mainly deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Regardless of whether it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going once again.
The system of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially the same for most vehicles. Needless to say it may differ a bit as each manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially follows the following points:
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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