Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a regularly occurring mistake to make. And what you should do about it varies according to several different things. If you would like to find out what you ought to do to fix it then please read on.
Here are the main factors to be aware of when figuring out whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Refrain from getting any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Mercedes specialists and hold the credentials and practical experience needed to ensure that you are back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes A200 CDI?
Contact us and obtain straightforward advice and practical help for your precise situation
We would come to you to perform the full fuel drain & cleanse right there on scene
When we have completed you will be able to get back moving and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering national coverage, for Mercedes motorists in particular. We mostly attend to:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you on the road once again.
The procedure of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is generally identical for the majority of vehicles. Obviously it does vary slightly as each make has their own distinct fuel system. However it still fundamentally adheres to the below guidelines:
When someone has put Petrol in a Diesel 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.
In case you have any concerns or need some assistance please Call us!
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