Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a well-known error. And its remedy depends upon several things. If you want to find out what you should do about it then read on.
Listed here are the key factors to take into consideration when deciding on whether to have the car drained:
Don't simply get any jack-of-all-trades to try to repair your vehicle. We are Mercedes experts and have the credentials and experience needed to ensure that you get back on the road with little hassle or worry.
Unintentionally put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes S250 CDI?
Give us a call and obtain genuine guidance and sensible assistance for your exact circumstance
We can come to you to carry out the contaminated fuel retrieval & cleanse right there on scene
Once we are done you should be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, offering countrywide service, for Mercedes motorists especially. We principally attend:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. Regardless of whether it's at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you on the road again.
The technique of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is basically the same for the vast majority of vehicles. As you can imagine it may vary a little as each make has their own different fuel system. Nevertheless it still essentially adheres to the below guidelines:
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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