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Old 08-05-2003, 06:02 PM
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merc c200-1997-rattling noise from front of engine

hi board.

the car is a 1997 c200 uk spec car,petrol engine.

i have noticed an annoying sound from the front of the engine while it is idling-it makes the car almost sound like a diesel.

anyone come across this before?

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Old 08-05-2003, 06:34 PM
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On the USA M111 engines (2.3L) they modified the belt tensioner & added a belt tensioner shock absorber.
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Old 08-06-2003, 04:41 AM
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thanks for the response..

my car has a belt tension shock absorber and when i press it firmly while the car is idling,the dieseling sound disappears.

will a new shock absorber cure this?
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Old 09-20-2003, 10:38 AM
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i wish to change the the drivebelt tensioner shock absorber.

anyone know how to do this??

how does one take of the tensioner pulley on its own?.







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Old 09-20-2003, 11:00 AM
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anyone??
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Old 09-21-2003, 04:31 AM
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anyone?
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