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Old 03-17-2007, 07:30 PM   #1
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Alright here is the problem. I was driving the SVTF today and nothing was wrong. After I got home and let it cool a little bit I was out to Dillons and it sounds like a little grind/rattle noise and 3100 rpm. Only when accelerating and deaccelerating. Help me out here guys.

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Old 03-17-2007, 07:33 PM   #2
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could be a heat sheild
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Old 03-17-2007, 07:56 PM   #3
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IDK I looked under there and tugged everything. Nothing moves, nothing is hitting anything
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does it still rattle if it's in neutral and you rev it around 3000 rpms? or does it only make that noise when it's in gear?
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Only when I am in gear. Driving in every gear it seems like. I might be hearing some little rattle at the higher rpm range like 5k but not for sure because it is loud at that point. At 3000-3200 it is really noticable. Even my buddy said that he heard it when I drove it down the street to show him. He thinks that It is the tranny area/drivetrain.
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Try the heat shields on the cat.
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Old 03-17-2007, 09:54 PM   #7
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it's gotta be the pesky heatshields on the cat like stated above
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I dont have a cat though. Thats the problem. So what else would it be?
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Old 03-18-2007, 12:32 AM   #9
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maybe change in the cup holders? i find my change rattles at only certain rpm's lol idk i just look for the easiest solution lol. yeah....
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i had rattling heat shields and they rattled even when in neutral,

up until 03OrangeSVT beat them off of my car with a big hammer
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