Filling Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a regularly occurring mistake to make. And exactly what you want to do about it is determined by a few things. If perhaps you would like to know what you must do about this then continue reading.
Right here are the most crucial factors to think about when deciding whether to get a fuel drain:
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Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes E320?
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We can come to you to undertake the complete contaminated fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
When we have finished you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
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We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road once again.
The procedure of extracting Diesel from a Petrol car is basically identical for most vehicle makes. Of course it can vary to some degree as every manufacturer has their own distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally 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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