Today, same issues with the car, but more info: when I slow to below 1.5-1.6k RPM, the noise disappears. In regular city driving if I go above that 1.5-1.6k rpm, the rattle is there, but slight, not as loud. Oil light hasnt come on as a result of just driving city miles. Only with highway miles does it occur. Plenty of oil, no leaking there. Belt looks good, no cracks on the smooth side, and none on the grooved side. Engine has coolant, and does not run hot.
I had tried replacing the spark plugs because I thought they were bad, but that has done nothing to help with the issue.
Any advice you can give would be greatly appreciated. Im no professional, as you can tell by my troubleshooting, or lack thereof. I thought maybe oil pump/sending unit/pressure sensor may have an issue? Well, ill leave that to the pro's.
Thanks for reading.
have the same problem?
Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 AT 2:44 AM