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MB Paul, Mercedes Technician
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Experience:  Qualified Mercedes Benz Diagnostic Technician - 20+ years experience - Workshop Foreman for Mercedes
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I HAVE A 2012 GLK. AT START UP THERE IS EXCESSIVE ENGINE

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i HAVE A 2012 GLK . AT START UP THERE IS EXCESSIVE ENGINE NOISE . iT GOES AWAY AFTER 3 OR 4 SECONDS. IF I RESTART THE ENGINE THERE IS NO NOISE. IT SOUNDS LIKE THE CHAIN TENSIONER IS BLEEDING OFF. IS THIS POSSIBLE? IF SO, CAN THE TENSIONER BE REPLACED WITHOUT CHANGING ALL THE OTHER COMPONENTS?
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?
Customer: 44000 MILES
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: 2012 MERCEDES GLK 350
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I`D LIKE TO. i HAVE NOT ATTEMPTED ANYTHING YET
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: NO
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 1 month ago.

Hello, let me review your request. Please stand by.

Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 1 month ago.

How long does it have to sit before it gives you that noise at startup?