Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a well-known mistake to make. And its remedy hinges on various things. If you would like to know what you must do about it then continue reading.
Let us discuss the most important factors to consider when figuring out whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Don't just get any untrained so-and-so to attend your automobile. We are Mercedes experts and have the credentials and expertise necessary to make certain you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes CLS 500?
Give us a call and receive genuine advice and practical help for your specific circumstance
We would reach you to undertake the fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
Once we are done you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Mercedes motorists especially. We primarily attend:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The system of removing Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence identical for most vehicle makes. Obviously it may vary to some degree as every brand has their particular fuel system. However it still generally observes 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.
Should you have any concerns or require some assistance please Call us!
We can get you going once again.
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