Putting Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a regularly occurring mistake to make. And its remedy is dependent upon several different things. If perhaps you would like to find out what you need to do about it then stay with me.
These are the main variables to be aware of when figuring out whether to have the car drained:
Keep away from getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your automobile. We are Mercedes specialists and hold the accreditation and working experience required to ensure that you are back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes ML 280 CDI?
Call us and receive straightforward advice and practical help for your particular circumstance
We would go to you to perform the contaminated fuel drain & clean right there on scene
Once we have finished you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having nationwide cover, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We primarily deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. Whether or not it's roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you on the road again.
The system of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is in essence similar for most motor vehicles. Obviously it can vary a little as each make has their own fuel system. However it still generally 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.
In case you have any concerns or want our assistance please Call us!
We can get you going again.
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