Filling Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a very common mistake. And its remedy depends on an assortment of things. If perhaps you would like to find out what it is advisable to do about this then keep on reading.
Here are the most crucial factors to be aware of when deciding whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Do not simply get any jack-of-all-trades to try to repair your automobile. We are Mercedes specialists and possess the qualifications and working experience required to make certain you get back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes C30 CDI AMG?
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We would reach you to undertake the complete contaminated fuel drain & clean right there on scene
When we are done you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering countrywide service, for Mercedes motorists especially. We typically deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving once again.
The process of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is essentially similar for the majority of cars. Of course it does differ a little as each make has their own different fuel system. However it still fundamentally adheres to 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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