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Old 05-12-2005, 02:04 AM   #1
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Very Frustrated ( rattle )

Alright well im just at the brink of losing my mind. Today driving around i came to a stop light had the clutch disengaged and i heard a rattle. When i press the gas the rattle gets louder. also when its idling i can feel a slight vibration in the shift knob. Its just weird and it just started i hadn't felt it b4. Does any1 know what it could be? Also i noticed when i turned the wheel the rattle would either get louder or get quieter for a few seconds then get louder again. If this is something major i think im just gonna have to sell the car i can't take this anymore.. any1 that help me out thanks! teh reason im so frustrated it is that i just got the money together to start building her up and it just seems like i always end up taking 1 step fwd and 10steps back its just frustrating now i love this car so much but its just killing me


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Old 05-12-2005, 05:47 AM   #2
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heat shield rattle? I know it's not the clutch TSB prob because you have aftermarket stuff. If it is doing it at idle, you should pretty easily be able to tell where the rattle is coming from, which would give us better info in order to help you
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Old 05-12-2005, 06:10 AM   #3
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it's not the fidanza rattle, is it? how long have you had your flywheel? they always make that marbles-in-a-can sound
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First thing that came to my mind was your clutch, but noticing that you have an aftermarket set-up Im not sure.
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yeah ive had the flywheel for about a month now would a wheel bearing make that kind of a noise or the infamous throw out bearing?
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pressure plate??? Does it go totally away when you ingauge the clutch at idle?
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yes it does
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it doesnt sound like awheel bearing
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might be the throwout bearing...were you having probs with the oem clutch and that's why you went to the aftermarket?
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yeah my oem clutch was a big problem that swhy i just switched over to the aftermarket
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