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Old 10-12-2011, 07:42 PM
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Hey guys,
I have this random rattle that is coming from under the front end of my vehicle.
It sounds basically like nails in a tin can.
It only happens at random times though, no pattern or anything. Cold vs hot starting, doesn't matter. It's just like out of no where, it starts rattling, then stops.

Listened to some videos on YouTube and it doesn't really sound like my cat, and I'm pretty confused on what the rattle can be.

Best part is whenever I try to show someone the rattle, it doesn't do it....

So any ideas on what can rattle under the front of your car?

I'll try to capture it in a video but not sure I'll be able to.
Old 10-12-2011, 08:28 PM
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do you have skid plates ? maybe there loose if you do

or just get a big effing hammer and beat every thing till you find the rattle Im joking dont do that but yea love the name =P
Old 02-10-2012, 11:13 PM
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I had similar. Turned out to be heat sheild over cat....
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Could be that, I still have yet to further investigate this. However, when changing around my muffler and such, I figured out that if I banged hard enough on the pipe in front of the flange, sometimes I would get that same rattle.
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