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Diesel noises

Help, my 156 TS sounds like a diesel on start up, I someone said it could be the "variator" is this life threatening?
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Not its not life threatening. It will have a small effect on MPG. I would get it changed though. Get it done when you next have a cambelt change. Which, incidently on your car should be every 36K Miles.

The variator costs £90 and the belts have to come off to fit it...
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