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Q: Hearing "rattling" noise in engine area

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Hearing "rattling" noise in engine area. Lubed belts but stays. Engine power ok and steady RPM. and no smoke detected at exhaust. No error showing at dash.

My car has 130000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

A: The vacuum pump in these vehicles is known ...

The vacuum pump in these vehicles is known to have a rattle noise that sounds like it is in the engine. In order to get rid of the noise, the pump will likely need to be replaced. Before replacing the pump though, this diagnosis should be verified by a qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic.

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