Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a common mistake to make. And exactly what you need to do about it depends upon various factors. If perhaps you would like to find out what you have to do to sort it out then keep reading.
Right here are the main factors to take into account whenever deciding whether or not to get it drained:
Avoid getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your automobile. We are Mercedes specialists and possess the certification and expertise needed to make certain that you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes B200 CDI?
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We can come to you to perform the full fuel removal & 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 day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering countrywide cover, for Mercedes motorists especially. We mostly attend:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you going once again.
The technique of draining Petrol from a Diesel car is generally similar for most vehicle makes. Obviously it does differ to some extent as every brand has their own distinct fuel system. Nevertheless it still basically 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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