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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Tube
Common signs include rough idle, rattling noises from the engine, and the Check Engine Light coming on.
How Long Does an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Tube Last?
The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) tube is part of your vehicle's EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) system and is part of the EGR valve. The EGR valve works to recirculate...
Can Slamming Car Doors Lead to Rattling Noises in the Door?
Though most people seem to believe that car doors require a resounding push, slam, and bang, the reality is that all you need to do is close the door gently for an active latch. That...

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Loss of power and rattling from back under part 1998 BMW 323
Hello - I believe you have 2 unrelated problems: the loss of power, and the rattle. I believe your loss of power problem is either a failing fuel pump, or possible a clogged catalytic converter. The fuel pump issue would...
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Clanging coming from the driver front - motor mounts? 2009 Chevy Cobalt
Hi there - there are 3 {motor/transmission mounts](https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/symptoms-of-a-bad-or-failing-engine-mount) for the engine and transmission - which mounted as a single unit. The rattling noise could be a number of things depending on when the car is making the noise - while...
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What could be wrong with my car?
If your gears are not shifting properly, there is a fault in the transmission that would have to be diagnosed. It would be a good idea to start by checking your transmission fluid level. If the level is too low,...
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I have V8 4.6 Eddie Bauer Explorer. When I take off, at the end of first and second gear there's a rattle noise.
The noise you may be hearing is a pre ignition ping caused by a combination of a lean fuel to air mixture and advanced ignition timing. The most common cause of this engine pinging noise. You should first have the...
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I20 making rattling noise could it be the faulty steering rack or the brake callipers
Hello. It is impossible to identify a rattling noise without pinpointing the location in which it is coming from. The brakes typically do not make a rattling noise. Usually the brakes make a grinding noise of some kind. The steering...
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Rattling under the vehicle when placed in gear.
It seems like the engine/transmission are moving slightly on their mounts or they are touching some other part of the car when you put it in gear. The normal vibration of the engine may also cause a bracket or heat...
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When i start car in the morning, it vibrates with a rattling noise under
Hey there. This sounds like you may have a rough idling problem that tends to get worse once the car is put into gear. This can happen for a variety of reasons such as low fuel pressure, faulty fuel injectors...
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Car won't start I can hear it trying to crank. I've just replaced the alternator and battery it just won't turn over...
This suggests that the motor have run out of oil. When the oil pressure gauge reads zero, this means that there is not enough oil pressure inside the motor to properly lubricate engine components properly. When this happens, you may...
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The Abs came on and other brake lights came on in my car. How do I fix my car problem?
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Rattling noise coming from my car - 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt
Hi there. Rattling noises can be caused by very many things. The noise needs to be isolated to determine whether the noise is internal (inside the engine or transmission) or external (an accessory component, e.g., A/C compressor, water pump, alternator,...
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Loose tie rod
Hello, when you have shaking or loose feel in steering wheel that is a serious matter. The front suspension should be inspected completely. This involves lifting the vehicle up off the ground and doing a series of tests including load...
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Car chugs a couple of times wont start
Hello - it is possible that the engine "jumped time" because of the momentary loss of oil pressure after the oil change. (The fact that you changed to synthetic oil does not come into play here.) The timing chain tensioners...
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Front wheel rattle on passenger side
Hi there. If the noise occurs when you accelerate the engine then it more than likely does not have anything to do with the brakes. From what you are explaining it sounds like an exhaust heat shield is loose. When...
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The roof rack runners on my car are lose and making a rattle/whine when I drive fast.
These roof racks are held to the top of the car with a series of bolts and brackets. Over time, these can occasionally work themselves loose and may cause a bit of rattling as you describe. For safety precautions, you...
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Location of the cabin filter and rocking noise underneath vehicle. Gas guage keeps going up and down
Hi there. The air cabin filter on the Caravan is located behind the glove box. To access it, you'll have to remove the glove box or have a professional mechanic replace the air cabin filter. In regards to the knocking...
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I hear a rattling noise when my truck is parked. But when I drive it the noise stops. It sounds like a metal ball is rattling around.
Often, some exhaust components like heat shields or hangers may rust or become loose and rattle over time and is pretty common for the type of sound you're describing. If you are not experiencing any drivability concerns, the rattle may...
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Engine rattles when I I turn on my engine for the first time in the morning. It seems like it only does it when it's cold
Hello. Most likely, the noise you describe is coming from one or both of the camshaft phasers on your engine. These devices which are operated by engine oil pressure, vary camshaft timing (relative to the crankshaft), enhancing engine performance and...
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Multiple problems with my Mini cooper 2008 automatic
Oil leaks at the valve cover gasket and camshaft and crankshaft seals are not uncommon. Oil can also leak from the turbocharger. All of these leaks can be resolved by YourMechanic. The transmission overheating indicator is serious because overheating the...
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Rattling noise as I change gears and accelerate
Random rattles are difficult to pinpoint without actually hearing it but I can list a common cause or two. Considering the age and mileage of the vehicle, the exhaust system is a good place to look. Exhaust systems are commonly...
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Rattling sound coming from the front tires
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