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Q: Rattling noise from driver side 2012 Toyota Corolla

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HI,

When I drive over bumpy/rough roads , my car makes a rattling noise like bottles clinking together. The noise is from the front driver's side. This started all of a sudden. What could be the issue?

My car has 45000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello - your rattling noise could be an engine heat shield, or sway bar link in the suspension that is being jostled on a bumpy road. I recommend a noise inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, and give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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