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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Tube
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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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my engine in my Nissan 350z is making a ratteling noise. The thing is the check engine light does not turn on. Then it goes away b
Hello, thank you for writing in. Tracking the rattling noise will have to start by observation. Take a good look at the engine while it runs and try to get a better idea of where exactly in the engine it...
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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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Rattle/vibration on start up
Noises like this can be due to exhaust system faults such as loose pipes or hangers. If the noise is occurring at idle in park, if you securely set the parking brake, you may be able to walk around the...
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When I get to about 60 mph and higher I hear a loud rattle like noise, what could it be?
Hi there. Check under the vehicle for any heat shields that could be moving during high wind turbulence. Also, look for any loose wiring or parts that can move when turbulence is making it move around at great speeds. If...
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My 2009 Pontiac g6 sounds like its dragging in back when im riding speeds around 15-30, above 30 its nt really that loud. What co
Hello, thank you for writing in. When it comes to a situation like this you need to determine if it is RPM and engine related or if it is related to the wheels and tires. One way to do this...
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Engine rattles around 2100 RPM and Oil light flashes
Hi there: The shakes and rattles may be due to worn engine mounts or an out of tune ignition system. It's also possible since your oil light is flashing, that your car is low on engine oil, which can cause...
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Have a Mitsubishi Lancer 30th anniversary 2011, making a rattling noise when accelerating and loss of power. There is occasional smoke.
Hi there. The rattling noise is the ignition system being too retard or advanced as the engine is accelerated. Check the camshaft position sensor and see if the sensor is connected and sending a voltage reference to the computer. To...
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Why is my car making a rattling noise when i accelerate
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having a catalytic converter issue. When the catalyst inside of the unit fails, it can chip off into chunks and rattle around in the case. The sound amplifies when the...
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Rattling when accelerating and oil light comes on when I hit the brakes
Hi there. It seems that the oil may be too low or too high. Check the engine oil and see if the oil is lower than normal or higher than normal. Drain out the engine oil and remove the oil...
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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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nissan navara egi fuse blows after replacement engine light nott working now oil splatters near the radiator timing chain was rece
It sounds like you have an electrical fault, an oil leak, and also a noise. The repeat fuse failures means there is a short circuit in the circuit the fuse is protecting. That short circuit can be identified and repaired...
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Rattling front passenger side, Chech Engine light 2006 Dodge Ram 1500
Hello - I believe you have 2 different problems: one related to the Check Engine light, and second - something loose in the front suspension which rattles only while the truck is in motion. Check for problem codes - most...
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Rattling noise when car is turned on- louder when idle. Sporadic when driving.
The rattling sound may come from any number of things that may be loose. The sound may intensify at an idle due to the fact that the engine runs much more smoothly when under power and at higher RPM's. I...
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Engine rattle 2001 Hyundai SantaFe
Hi - engine rattle on startup is a common problem with this engine. The hydraulic valve lifters, actuated by engine oil pressure, drain down overnight, and it requires a few seconds for the oil pump to fully fill the "oil...
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Strange rattling sound from the engine when RPM goes down from 3,000.
Hi there. The noise that you are hearing is heat shields on the exhaust system are loose causing a rattling noise. Either the shield on the manifolds are loose or the shields on the catalytic converter are loose. If you...
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Loud rattling noise from engine.
Hi there. Open the hood and check all around the engine compartment for something to be loose. When you hit the guardrail, the vehicle may have jolted hard enough to dislodge something and make something in your engine compartment move...
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Rattling sound coming from the front tires
Hi there: Usually a small rattle while driving slow is caused by a loose component such as strut dust boots and foam insulator, wheel center caps, plastic inner fenders and splash guards that have come loose. In many cases it...
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Rattling Sound coming from underneath the car.
Hi there. Sounds like one of the heat shields on the exhaust system has broken a weld and is vibrating as the engine is revved up. Jack the vehicle up and put on jack stands. Go under the vehicle and...
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When I start my 2012 Nissan Frontier there is a noise from the engine.
Hello. From what you are explaining it sounds like a timing chain problem. This is a very common issue on this vehicle. It is caused by either the timing chain itself failing, or more commonly it is caused by an...

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