Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a regular problem. And what you should do about it varies according to various factors. In the event that you would like to know what you need to do to sort it out then stay with me.
These are the most important variables to keep in mind whenever figuring out whether or not to have a fuel drain:
Refrain from having any untrained so-and-so to attend your automobile. We are Mercedes experts and possess the credentials and working experience needed to make certain you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
Mistakenly put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes S300 Turbodiesel?
Give us a call and receive sincere advice and sensible assistance for your precise situation
We can come to you to perform the complete contaminated fuel drain & flush there on scene
When we are done you will be able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain experts in the UK, having nationwide coverage, for Mercedes motorists particularly. We typically attend to:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. Whether or not it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you moving again.
The process of extracting Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is generally identical for virtually all motor vehicles. As you can imagine it does differ to some degree as every manufacturer has their own distinct fuel system. Even so it still adheres to 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.
In case you have any concerns or require some help please Call us!
We are able to get you going once again.
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