Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car popped and is now rattling.

asked by on

I was driving and heard a pop. Now, the car is making a rattling noise.

A: The noise you hear may be the flywheel and ...

The noise you hear may be the flywheel and torque convertor making a rattling knocking noise. The noise may come and go when you put it in and out of gear. If this is the case the manufacturer recommends the flex plate and transmission torque converter be replaced. I would recommend having a mechanic, like the certified ones at YourMechanic, come and check it out for you to see what is causing the noise you are hearing to determine a repair.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Rattle sound from Throttle when I give it gas and then it goes away when I let off...

Hi there. Sometimes the rattling sound during acceleration is caused by a loose bracket on the exhaust system or another mechanical component. The issue could also be a small exhaust manifold leak or something entirely different. The problem with diagnosing...

Q: Lost only car key

Hi. Yes, there is something else you can do other than towing your car to the dealership. A lot of locksmith's have the capability to cut you a new key and program the key on site. Keep in mind the...

Q: Sticking Accelerator Pedal - 2006 Nissan Altima

Hi there. It is unlikely that the gas pedal being stuck halfway down is related to the poor installation of the battery. My first thought: the floor mat is stuck under the gas pedal. If not, I think the problem...

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.