Filling up with Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a common error. And what you should do about it is based on a number of things. If you would like to find out what it is advisable to do about this then stay with me.
Right here are the key factors to to consider whenever choosing whether to get it drained:
Avoid getting any jack-of-all-trades to attend your automobile. We are Mercedes experts and hold the skills and knowledge required to ensure you are back on the road with minimal hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes V 230 TD?
Call us and get sincere guidance and sensible assistance for your exact circumstances
We would reach you to do the contaminated fuel retrieval & flush right there on scene
As soon as we have completed you can get back moving and get on with your day
We are the leading wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, having countrywide cover, for Mercedes motorists in particular. We mostly deal with:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. Whether it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you on the road once again.
The system of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is essentially similar for a large number of cars. As you can imagine it may differ a little as each make has their unique distinct fuel system. However it still fundamentally follows 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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