Filling Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a fairly typical error. And exactly what you should do about it is determined by an assortment of factors. In the event that you want to find out what you have to do to sort it out then continue reading.
Let us discuss the most important variables to be aware of whenever choosing whether or not to get a fuel drain:
Refrain from having any untrained so-and-so to try to repair your car. We are Mercedes specialists and hold the certification and working experience required to make sure that you get back on the road with minimum hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes R300 CDI?
Call us and get genuine advice and practical assistance for your precise situation
We can go to you to do the complete fuel removal & cleanse there on scene
Once we are done you can get back on your way and get on with your day
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We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. No matter if it's at the roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving again.
The process of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is essentially similar for a large number of motor vehicles. Obviously it can differ somewhat as every brand has their particular distinct fuel system. However it still generally follows the following 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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