Filling Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a regular problem. And exactly what you have to do about it depends upon a variety of factors. Assuming you want to know what you have to do about it then keep on reading.
Listed here the key factors to keep in mind when deciding on whether to have the car drained:
Stay away from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Mercedes experts and have got the qualifications and expertise needed to make sure that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes E300 CGI?
Give us a call and get sincere advice and sensible help for your particular circumstances
We are able to go to you to perform the fuel removal & purge there on scene
As soon as we have completed you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having countrywide service, for Mercedes motorists in particular. We mainly deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving again.
The procedure of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is basically similar for the majority of motor vehicles. As you can imagine it can differ to some degree as each brand has their particular fuel system. However it still fundamentally observes the below 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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