Filling Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a usual mistake to make. And its remedy is based on an assortment of things. In the event that you want to find out what you must do to fix it then stay with me.
Listed below are the key factors to take into consideration when figuring out whether to get it drained:
Do not simply have any jack-of-all-trades to attend your vehicle. We are Mercedes experts and hold the skills and expertise required to ensure that you get back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes A220 CDI?
Call us and get sincere recommendations and sensible help for your particular circumstances
We are able to reach you to undertake the complete fuel drain & flush right there on scene
Once we have finished you are able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, having countrywide service, for Mercedes motorists in particular. We mostly fix:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. Even if it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at home, we can get you going once again.
The procedure of draining Petrol from a Diesel car is fundamentally similar for virtually all cars. Of course it can differ somewhat as each brand has their unique different fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically observes 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.
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