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Old 11th September 2006
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Default Rattle on Drivers side wrt rpm

I am hearing a rattling that is related to my engine rpm. Could this be the heat shield rattling?

How could i check if the heat shield is loose - and how is it fastened?

It is really obnoxious - if anyone could help me out that would be great.

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Wiggle stuff! Check alternator area... go under car wiggle heatshield... etc.
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Also check that the support stay between underside of throttle body and engine block is tight.
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It's helpful to have a friend rev the engine while you let your ears guide you to the noise source. You can use a wood stick or something to apply pressure to suspect area - see if noise stops
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