Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a very common mistake to make. And what you want to do about it depends upon a number of factors. In case you want to know what you should do to sort it out then read on.
Let us discuss the most important variables to keep in mind when deciding whether or not to get your car drained:
Avoid getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your automobile. We are Mercedes experts and have got the skills and knowledge required to make certain that you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes E500?
Contact us and get straightforward advice and sensible help for your precise situation
We can go to you to undertake the fuel retrieval & cleanse there on scene
Once we have completed you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering national cover, for Mercedes motorists especially. We predominantly deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving again.
The procedure of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is essentially exactly the same for the vast majority of vehicle makes. Obviously it can differ to some extent as each brand has their own different fuel system. Even so it still 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.
If you have any queries or require some assistance please Call us!
We can get you going once again.
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