RATTLE IN EXHAUST

  • Tiny
  • mousty
  • 1997 Subaru Legacy
  • 140,000 miles

My 97 legacy has a rattle when accelerate and let off. Embarrassing in town. Starts when car warms up! Is it something in cat?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 AT 11:20 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Could be a heat shield or a loose hanger

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Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 AT 11:42 PM
  • Tiny
  • mousty
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Already checked all shields and hangers

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Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 AT 11:45 PM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Investigate the catalytic converter-shake it around and listen -you shouldn't hear anything-let me know

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Thursday, July 14th, 2011 AT 2:50 AM
  • Tiny
  • mousty
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Noise is coming from front cat. Am I able to eliminate front cat with test pipe? Will car run ok or no?

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Thursday, July 14th, 2011 AT 11:34 PM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Won't hurt to try-

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Friday, July 15th, 2011 AT 9:48 PM

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