Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a usual problem. And its solution is based on a variety of factors. If you would like to know what you must do about it then keep reading.
Listed here the most important factors to to consider when deciding whether or not to get your car drained:
Do not simply have any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are Mercedes specialists and possess the accreditation and knowledge required to ensure 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 E320 CDI?
Give us a call and receive straightforward advice and sensible help for your particular circumstance
We are able to reach you to perform the full contaminated fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
When we have completed you are able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having national service, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We principally fix:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. Whether it's roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you moving once again.
The technique of draining Petrol from a Diesel car is generally similar for most vehicle makes. Naturally it may differ a little as every brand has their particular 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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