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2006 Mercedes E350. I recently had the serpentine belt and…

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2006 Mercedes E350....

2006 Mercedes E350. I recently had the serpentine belt and all the pulleys changed. In addition, I had the intake manifold changed. Now the engine light is on and the car is idling really really bad.

Mechanic's Assistant: What shape is the serpentine belt in? Is it cracked, shiny, or frayed? And have you ever replaced one?

The old one was replaced with a brand new belt. I did not do the work myself but had someone a neighbor referred do the job

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your E350 yourself? What have you tried so far?

No as I indicated in the previous text I had a mechanic that a neighbor referred do the job

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That is it in a nutshell

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have you scanned for trouble codes?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
the code is PO0016 & PO0017
Auto Mechanic: john aka eauto, The Car Guy replied 11 months ago

thats cam timing codes generally its balance shaft chain or the main timing chains stretched very common failure

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