Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a regularly occurring mistake to make. And exactly what you want to do about it is based on a number of things. In case you would like to know what you must do about it then continue reading.
These are the key factors to take into consideration whenever choosing whether or not to have the car drained:
Do not simply get any general so-and-so to try to repair your vehicle. We are Mercedes experts and have got the certification and practical experience required to make certain that you are back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes E200 CDI?
Give us a call and get reliable recommendations and sensible assistance for your exact circumstances
We would come to you to do the complete contaminated fuel drain & purge there on scene
Once we have finished you will be able to get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, offering national cover, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We typically fix:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. Regardless of whether it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you going once again.
The system of removing Petrol from a Diesel car is in essence identical for virtually all vehicles. Naturally it can differ a little as each brand has their own different fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially observes the below points:
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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