VW Engine rattle after first start

Volkswagen Polo & Golf 1.2L TSI turbo timing chain

VW Engine rattle after first start

Volkswagen Polo & Golf 1.2L TSI turbo timing chain

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Volkswagen Golf and Polo – Engine: CBZ 1.2L 4cyl Turbocharged TSi – Loud rattle from engine or no start.

Another common and frustrating timing issue we see regularly is the “stretched chain” always found in the Golf or Polo ‘CBZ’ 1.2 litre, 4 cylinder, turbo TSI Engine. This again, is caused by poor manufacturing materials used in the products being used in modern engines. It’s something we are seeing in all vehicles from all manufacturers.

Today though, we will be focusing on the CBZ engine and hopefully help save you thousands by explaining the symptoms and the repair required. Leaving it too long, will unfortunately end in major engine repairs as shown in the photo’s below. This poor customer unfortunately waited until total destruction occurred, which ended up costing thousands of dollars more than it had too.

What symptoms should I look for?

This is usually [...]

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Roadworthy Certificate in melbourne for european cars incl. Mercedes Benz, BMW, Audi, VW, and more.

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This means we are able to provide an accurate assessment of the vehicle condition and provide you with a Roadworthy Certificate when you are buying or selling a vehicle. You will also require a RWC if you are registering a car or attaching Heritage plates to your vehicle upon joining a car club. (Club Reg.)

*Inspections start at just $175.00. If the vehicle passes, you will receive the certificate the same day! If further work is required in order for the vehicle to pass, then the customer may elect to have the vehicle repaired by us at an extra cost, or they may have the [...]

With this issue continuing to frustrate unsuspecting Mercedes C Class owners, we thought maybe we should go back to our initial write-up to continue helping those of you who may be suffering.

This time we look closer at the M271.9 “Kompressor” 4 cylinder found in the W203 and early W204 bodied Mercedes Benz C180 and C200. We explain why we believe they fail, how we can repair it for you while saving you hundreds if not thousands of dollars and we explain what parts we will replace. You can find out more about the M271.8 ” CGi” turbocharged motor, found in the W204 C200 and C250, in the earlier blog. Follow the link below to read it.

(You can read our first blog here)

Over a year has passed since we last touched on this topic and since then we have carried out these repairs more times than we ever imagined, gaining more quality experience, [...]

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