Q: CEL purge valve manifold

asked by on

My check engine light came on my dashboard, and my car has 48,500 miles. I took it to the dealership and they said it’s the purge valve. So I got that replaced. Then the next week my check engine light came on again and took it back to the dealership. This time they said it’s the intake manifold. And I have to get the whole part replaced. But my drive and fuel average didn’t change. What do you think? I don’t know anything. Am I being cheated?

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. If you are suspicious, you may want to hire another facility for a second opinion. Each time the Check Engine Light was illuminated, there’s a good chance the malfunction codes were different in each case and the repairs have nothing to do with one another. It will cost an extra diagnostic fee, but hearing the same diagnosis from another facility may help you feel at ease with the repair. You can also have a technician from YourMechanic come to your home or office to inspect the Check Engine Light and retrieve trouble codes for you.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. CEL purge valve manifold

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Getting a Check Engine code P0320.

This code signifies that the engine speed circuit for the ignition system is having a fault. I would recommend that you have this diagnosed by an experienced mechanic, like the one at YourMechanic, so they can find and correct the...

Q: Where or who would I go to to have my instrument cluster checked and scanned for codes?

Hi Gus. Thanks for contacting us today. If you need to have the OBD-II trouble codes downloaded and analyzed, you should set up a warning light inspection and one of our mobile mechanics can come to your location to help....

Q: Seat motor malfunctioning

Repairing the seat may require disassembling the track to install it straight again; this is one of those things that you won’t find in a service manual. The best action would be have someone handy look at the seat, and...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...