Putting Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a fairly typical error. And exactly what you should do about it is dependent upon an assortment of things. In case you would like to know what you have to do about it then please read on.
Here are the main factors to think about whenever choosing whether or not to have your car drained:
Keep away from having any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your car. We are Mercedes specialists and possess the accreditation and working experience necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes C36 AMG?
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The process of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is basically similar for virtually all vehicle makes. Needless to say it may differ a bit as every brand has their particular distinct 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.
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