Filling Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a usual mistake to make. And its remedy depends upon a variety of things. In the event that you would like to know what to do to fix it then please read on.
Listed here the most crucial factors to take into consideration whenever choosing whether to have a fuel drain:
Do not simply have any untrained so-and-so to attend your automobile. We are Mercedes specialists and possess the qualifications and expertise required to ensure you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes C270 CDI?
Call us and obtain genuine recommendations and sensible help for your exact situation
We can go to you to do the complete fuel retrieval & purge right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering nationwide cover, for Mercedes motorists especially. We mostly fix:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. Whether it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving once again.
The technique of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is generally similar for the vast majority of vehicle makes. Naturally it does vary somewhat as every make has their own different fuel system. Even so it still fundamentally adheres to the following 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.
In the event that you have any concerns or need help please Call us!
We are able to get you going once again.
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