Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a fairly typical error. And exactly what you should do about it is based on a variety of factors. In the event that you would like to know what you must do about this then read on.
Listed here are the most crucial variables to think about when choosing whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Do not simply have any unqualified so-and-so to try to drain your automobile. We are Mercedes experts and have the qualifications and practical experience necessary to ensure you get back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes E55 AMG?
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When we are done you should be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting countrywide coverage, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We principally fix:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The technique of removing Diesel from a Petrol car is generally similar for a large number of vehicle makes. Of course it can differ somewhat as each manufacturer has their particular fuel system. Nevertheless it still fundamentally follows the below guidelines:
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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