Putting Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes is a regular problem. And what you have to do about it is determined by several different factors. In the event that you would like to find out what you need to do to sort it out then keep reading.
These are the main variables to think about when making a decision whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Don't just have any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Mercedes specialists and have got the accreditation and working experience needed to ensure you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Diesel in a Petrol Mercedes? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes SL 60 AMG?
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We would go to you to do the complete fuel drain & purge right there on scene
As soon as we are done you can get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, offering nationwide coverage, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We mainly fix:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Mercedes vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The technique of draining Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is generally the same for the majority of vehicles. Of course it may vary a little as each manufacturer has their unique distinct fuel system. Having said that it still generally adheres to 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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