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Exclamation VIDEO - Car very strange....Please help my r170

Ok so I put a video to explain... if anyone can tell me what this is...


http://youtu.be/CQFYUYQUy_A

should I freak out?
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catalytic converters need replacing or tightening of brackets


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one hit from search, top right:

https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r170-gen...e-explain.html


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hmm...my car makes the same noise....Lol "umm...yeah its about there"
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I'm test driving a slk230k tomorrow, ill see if it makes the same noise.
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I'll ask! Uploading video soon....
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Sound the same?

Don't worry, just put 11.3 gallons in tonight @4.00 for premium

http://www.fuelly.com/driver/bradtourt/slk230
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1,030 dollars from Mercedes Benz part number 1704900419
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wait, is this the rear section or front section?
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Mine isn't throwing any codes so i doubt its bad.
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Smile noise

as i rev my car up like you are yours the sound you are hearing sounds very like the clutch on your supercharger have someone else rev it with you looking under the bonnet cheers stevie
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I'm not an expert and it's hard to tell for sure but

video in post#1 sounds like a bad catalytic converter. I had to replace mine recently.
https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r170-gen...erter-wtf.html

video in post #8 sounds totally different. The knocking usually indicates bad fuel.
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it could be the infamous k70 or a fault with the air reciculation valve my car was throwing codes but no light and it was a mixture of faults
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I have no engine lights on so i doubt its a problem, i though they kinda sounded similar.
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I rev up, and it rattles.
I let go of the pedal and it rattles again.
Post #8 seems to sound different than my video.
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