Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a regular problem. And exactly what you need to do about it depends upon a number of things. In the event that you would like to find out what you must do to fix it then read on.
Listed below are the most important variables to consider whenever determining whether to get a fuel drain:
Don't simply have any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your vehicle. We are Mercedes experts and have got the accreditation and working experience required to make sure that you get back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes SL 300?
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We can come to you to perform the fuel removal & purge right there on scene
Once we are done you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting countrywide service, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We primarily attend:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. No matter if it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you on the road again.
The procedure of extracting Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is in essence identical for the vast majority of vehicle makes. Naturally it does vary a bit as each manufacturer has their particular fuel system. Even so it still fundamentally follows the below 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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