Putting Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a common problem. And what you want to do about it hinges on several things. In the event that you want to know what you ought to do about this then keep reading.
Listed here the main factors to take into account when making a decision whether or not to get your car drained:
Avoid getting any unqualified mechanic to try to drain your car. We are Mercedes specialists and hold the skills and experience required to ensure you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes S450?
Call us and receive sincere guidance and sensible assistance for your exact circumstance
We can reach you to carry out the complete fuel retrieval & cleanse there on scene
As soon as we are done you are able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, offering countrywide service, for Mercedes motorists especially. We typically fix:
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 house, we are able to get you moving once again.
The technique of draining Diesel from a Petrol car is essentially identical for the majority of motor vehicles. Obviously it can vary to some extent as each make has their particular fuel system. Having said that it still essentially follows 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.
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