Filling Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a common mistake. And its remedy varies according to a few things. If you would like to know what to do about it then please read on.
Right here are the key factors to think about whenever deciding whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Avoid having any jack-of-all-trades to try to drain your car. We are Mercedes specialists and have got the accreditation and experience necessary to make certain that you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes B180 CDI?
Give us a call and receive sincere guidance and practical assistance for your precise circumstance
We would come to you to perform the full contaminated fuel drain & clean there on scene
As soon as we have completed you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the leading wrong fuel drain authorities in the UK, boasting nationwide cover, for Mercedes motorists in particular. We predominantly deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. Even if it is at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving again.
The system of removing Petrol from a Diesel car is basically exactly the same for the majority of vehicle makes. As you can imagine it may differ slightly as each brand has their unique distinct fuel system. Even so it still fundamentally observes the below principles:
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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