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How Long Does an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Tube Last?
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Can Slamming Car Doors Lead to Rattling Noises in the Door?
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Engine is rattling
Hi, thanks for writing in. This problem could be as simple as a loose bracket connected to the engine, or an internal engine problem such as a worn connecting rod bearing. Check the oil level immediately - a low oil...
Every time I unlock the door there is a rattling sound, I don't know where it's coming from. Do you have any ideas?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Unfortunately, we need to know a bit more information in order to give you an accurate diagnosis such as your vehicle, make, model and year. However, in many cases, the rattling sounds you're describing...
A rattle when first start up
G'day Brett: Without knowing exactly what type of Nissan you have, or being there to inspect the vehicle, it's hard to tell you why the engine is rattling when you start the vehicle. However, in most cases, the initial rattle...
When I turn the AC on, it makes like a rattling noise under the hood. As I keep the AC on, the sound gets louder.
Your car's air conditioning system is driven by an air conditioning compressor that has a small clutch on compressor pulley. When this becomes worn out or not properly lubricated enough, this can cause it to fail which can make a...
Car shakes and rattles in first gear
Hello. Your vehicle has a few things going on and it is probably best you have it inspected by an experienced technician. The shakes and rattles may be due to worn engine mounts or an out of tune ignition system....
Rattling noise in front drivers side what is it
It's always a bit of a challenge to diagnose noises without hearing them, and experiencing them first-hand. Nonetheless - sway bar end links, or strut bearing plates can make noise over bumps without feeling much loose motion in the steering...
Rattling when accelerating
If it is increasing in frequency on longer drives, or hotter weather, this may be a worn connecting rod bearing - which will "rap" under a load. Oil pressure drops with heat, so this type of issue will be more...
My engine rattles while idle and losing power while driving
This is a common sign of a failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the...
Noticed that all bushings on my front lower control arms are torn. Can this be the cause of the popping noise I hear when turning
Yes that is correct. Bad bushings will cause a noise in the front end and excessive rattling while hitting bumps. If you need more help, a certified professional from YourMechanic can come to your car's location to inspect the rattling...
Noise coming from left front side after making a turn and accelerating
Hi there. It sounds like you may have an cv axle shaft that has excessive cv joint play and is making noise. Typically the cv joint makes noise during tight cornering with acceleration. Find an area that is safe to...
When I start my car up its a rattleing sound was thinking catalytic
Hello, the catalytic convertor can make that type of noise. Inside the convertor is a honey comb shaped element that the exhaust gases pass through. Part of that element can fracture and become loose within the shell of the convertor,...
My car air conditioner is making a rattling noise when I turn on the fan. I wanted to know what the problem is?
Hi, thanks for writing in. The rattling sound and the fact that you're not receiving cool air indicates a possible problem with the AC condenser fan. If you use your air conditioning when the AC condenser fan is not functioning,...
Rattling noise upon starting and then louder rattling at idle if load is placed on engine such as A/C
Hi there. Given your mileage and your maintenance of the idler pulley, your problem is likely worn/weak hydraulic lifters (or other valve train wear) or the timing gear set. Starting the engine briefly (less than 30 seconds) without the serpentine...
Rattling noise from front left during left turns or while going over bumps.
Hello. A rattling noise during turns can be caused by many things. If you suspect the noise sounds like a pebble rattle it may be possible that there is one stuck somewhere, perhaps in between the vehicle's wheel well covers,...
Loud rattling noise
Changing an engine is a big job that involves many little details, and sometimes all of the details don't get completely ironed out. It could be that one or more of the exhaust heat shields was not put back in...
Car keeps overheating and losing antifreeze. Thermostat and hoses are all fine. What else could it be?
Hi. I believe your Hyundai has a blown head gasket. This failure mode may not contaminate engine oil with coolant as sometimes occurs. The lost coolant may go into the cylinder or the exhaust instead. A slightly sweet smell from...
Car drives funny
Hi there. It sounds like a couple of different issues going on. The pulling would be related to the suspension such as an alignment problem or possibly a pull from a tire. As for the power draw, I would need...
Car makes rattling noise when accelerating
Hi there. Diagnosing a noise is one of the hardest things for a mechanic to do; especially since there are so many potential issues. In many cases, the sounds you're describing are caused by loose heat shields, engine covers or...
Rattle in exhaust then a puff of smoke
Hi, thanks for writing in. I would assume that the vehicle is still under the factory warranty. It would probably be best to take it to the dealership to have it looked at under warranty. It sounds like there may...
I have a 1999 Lincoln Town car that is making a rattling sound only when idle. Also my AC went out, it won't even let me turn on th
You likely have separate issues going on at once. Your vehicle's make and model has a history of bad blower motor switches. This is a control that takes driver commands and communicates with the blower motor what speed to run...

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