Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a usual error. And exactly what you have to do about it will depend on a number of factors. If perhaps you want to find out what it is advisable to do about it then keep on reading.
Right here are the most crucial factors to think about when figuring out whether or not to have your car drained:
Stay away from getting any untrained so-and-so to attend your automobile. We are Mercedes specialists and possess the qualifications and knowledge required to make sure that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes C250 CDI?
Call us and receive genuine advice and sensible assistance for your exact situation
We are able to reach you to carry out the complete fuel drain & clean there on scene
Once we are done you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having countrywide service, for Mercedes motorists in particular. We predominantly deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. Even if it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at home, we are able to get you going once again.
The system of removing Petrol from a Diesel car is essentially exactly the same for virtually all motor vehicles. As you can imagine it may differ a little as each make has their own different fuel system. However it still generally 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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We are able to get you moving again.
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