Putting Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a very common mistake to make. And its solution depends on a number of things. Assuming you want to find out what you ought to do about this then read on.
Listed here are the most important variables to keep in mind when determining whether or not to have your car drained:
Refrain from having any unqualified so-and-so to attend your automobile. We are Mercedes experts and have the certification and experience necessary to make certain you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes E63 AMG?
Contact us and get sincere advice and practical assistance for your particular situation
We are able to go to you to perform the full fuel removal & cleanse right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you are able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide service, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We mostly deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you going again.
The process of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is in essence identical for the majority of cars. Naturally it does vary to some extent as every manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. Having said that it still generally observes the following 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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