Filling Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a common mistake. And its remedy is dependent upon several things. In the event that you would like to find out what you have to do about this then continue reading.
These are the key variables to be aware of when making a decision whether or not to get your car drained:
Avoid having any jack-of-all-trades to attend your automobile. We are Mercedes experts and have got the qualifications and expertise necessary to ensure that you get back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes E230?
Call us and get sincere advice and practical assistance for your particular circumstances
We can reach you to perform the fuel drain & purge there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having nationwide coverage, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We primarily attend:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Even if it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going once again.
The process of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically identical for the vast majority of vehicles. Needless to say it can vary to some extent as every brand has their own different fuel system. Even so 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.
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