Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Rattle when cold engine - 2006 Ford Mustang

asked by on

My 2006 v6 mustang seems to have a little coming from the engine behind the dashboard. This happens when I just stArt my car and accelerate. It revs at 1100 when starting car then about 20 seconds later it comes down to around 700 rpm. Oil pressure gauge seems to be a tad high. It's also a fast ticking sound behind dashboard it seems like.

My car has 120000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello. This could be a variety of many thin...

Hello. This could be a variety of many things and may be difficult to pinpoint without physically inspecting the car. Many cars tend to have small or subtle vibrations and rattles as fasteners, nuts, and bolts become loose over time. To be sure what is causing the issue, I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your car's location to diagnose the ratting problem and assist you with appropriate repairs.

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・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car engine making sound

It's impossible to say what your engine noise is without hearing it. It could be any number of components each makes it's own trademark sound. But since you say it only makes a sound in gear, I'm going to make...

Q: When the ignition switch is left on ACC for a while, the car won't start

This is not an uncommon issue. Listening to the radio for 25 minutes with the car off is not a problem normally. But in this case, the most likely cause of this is either the ignition switch or the battery...

Q: I changed the coil pack spark plugs and plug wires my car still runs bad why

If the engine is running bad then you should be getting a code set in the computer. If not, then a scanner should be used to view data to see if the engine is running lean or rich. Check the...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...