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  1. S

    rattly timing chain on M103 engine

    Please help me work out whether i need a new timing chain tensioner or whether i am suffering from 'pinking'. My old 300E sounds ever so slightly like a diesel when it starts but then quietens - except when up a hill and then a faint rattling can be heard. Is this the chain or is it pinking...
  2. b1g1an

    Fixed the rattly passenger headrest at last

    Third time lucky but finally succeeded, there's several posts about that say spread the legs of the headrest but that's no good if you have the memory pack due to the way they attach. I know a lot of others suffer with this so here's what worked for me. Remove back of seat by removing two...
  3. M

    Rattly clattery first few minutes

    Hi i seem to have a problem with my T1 208D van ,i have a rattly clattery sound ,which seems to be coming from the top of the engine its oly for about the first 3 minutes and only when you give it some gas tickover sounds fine. The noise does return after rolling down a hill and pressing the...
  4. Londonscottish

    211 500 - Rattly Cats - Options?

    Hi, My 211 E500 has developed an exhaust rattle over the last 1000 miles or so. It's just passed the 100,000 mile mark. I'd like to think it might be an exhaust heat shield or something but suspect it may be one of the cats. Has anyone any suggestions on (a) how to diagnose? (b)...
  5. J

    W203 2003 'Rattly' f/n/s wheel

    Hi All Just joined - I wonder if anyone could help with my query - I had a good old rummage via search, but couldn't find anything relating to my problem, which is: F/n/s wheel 'rattle', when going over a slightly broken surface, from the wheel. I'm pretty sure it isn't any suspension...
  6. G

    Noisy, rattly or plugged Cat??? Read in...

    Well, after all the faults being repaired on my ML - Just got it back after a month at the stealer - all 5 injectors fitted with new seals (again) - apparently they have modified the seal to a compressible washer from the original solid one.... Also the EXPENSIVE alternator replacement...
  7. Alps

    Rattly Catalyst- dangerous to engine?

    hi guys, for abt 2 months now ive been driving with what i thought was some loose exhaust shielding under the car, so i finally got it up on a ramp and was told and shown that one of my cats was rattling, my mechanic(mate) told me i should replace as soon as poss as this will not only fail...
  8. D

    rattly 190

    Hi everyone, i'm new here and i got this problem with my 190e 2 litre Auto. its a '91 model and i have had it 5 years. The car seems to have developed a rattle at the front of the engine. I got a local mech to have a look at it, and he found something called the engine damper located...
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