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Old 12-31-2007, 11:31 AM   #1
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My exhaust or flexpipe rattles like crazy at idle... i cant tell exactly where its coming from but from inside the car it sounds like the flexpipe because it rattles by the gas pedal and the shifter area it sounds like...any ideas what could be wrong? is my flexpipe busted its only 4 months old its a CFM one.


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Might be your heat shield. I had that problem and used a hose clamp to hold it down. The shield actually starts to rub away around the bolts and the bolts can't hold the heat shield any more and it starts to rattle free.
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