Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a regular problem. And its solution hinges on several things. In case you would like to know what you ought to do about it then read on.
Right here are the most crucial factors to keep in mind when deciding on whether to get your car drained:
Don't just get any unqualified so-and-so to try to drain your automobile. We are Mercedes experts and possess the accreditation and experience required to ensure you are back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes R300?
Contact us and obtain sincere advice and sensible assistance for your specific circumstance
We would reach you to undertake the complete fuel retrieval & clean there on scene
Once we are done you are able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering nationwide service, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We principally deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether or not it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going again.
The method of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence the same for the majority of vehicle makes. Of course it can differ a bit as each manufacturer has their own different fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically 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.
If you have any concerns or require assistance please Contact Us!
We are able to get you on the road again.
Fuel Fixer Ltd, Linx House, 147 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1ET