Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a usual mistake. And exactly what you need to do about it hinges on several things. If you would like to know what you need to do to fix it then please read on.
Listed here are the main factors to take into consideration when deciding on whether to have a fuel drain:
Don't simply have any unqualified mechanic to try to drain your automobile. We are Mercedes experts and possess the qualifications and expertise needed to ensure that you are back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes C43 AMG?
Contact us and obtain genuine guidance and sensible assistance for your exact situation
We would go to you to undertake the complete contaminated fuel retrieval & clean there on scene
As soon as we are done you should be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having national coverage, for Mercedes motorists especially. We predominantly deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether or not it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you moving again.
The technique of removing Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence identical for virtually all cars. Naturally it may vary a little as each manufacturer has their particular distinct fuel system. Even so it still generally adheres to the following 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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We are able to get you going once again.
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