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Is it a diesel???

I have a 156, 1.8TS PETROL!!!with 57k, when the engine is idling, it sounds like a bloody diesel!

It drives with power, why is this?

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the variator is probably gone. dont know if its best to go to the dealer as i've heard it could be pretty expensive. better wait to have a few "expert" replies
never had this problem myself, u see..
but its normal wear and tear as far as i know
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Is this expensive?
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Shouldn't be more than couple of hundred quid if you find a specialist. Get the belts done at the same time and tensioner if you can stand it.


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