Rattling noise when excellerating

Tiny
RATANYA S HARRIS
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  • 1998 LINCOLN TOWN CAR
  • RWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 126,000 MILES
My car makes a rattling noise when I accelerate, indicative of it overheating, but it does not overheat. What does that mean?
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Monday, August 1st, 2016 AT 4:06 PM

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Tiny
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Where does the rattle come from?
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Monday, August 1st, 2016 AT 4:48 PM
Tiny
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And are you sure the temperature sending unit is working properly?
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Monday, August 1st, 2016 AT 4:48 PM
Tiny
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Underneath the car. And how do I find out if the temperature sending unit is working?
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Monday, August 1st, 2016 AT 8:11 PM
Tiny
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Just to add to this one before are you sure your catalytic converter did not break loose and is rattling?
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Monday, August 1st, 2016 AT 8:22 PM
Tiny
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Or the heat shield on the catalytic converter.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/coolant-temperature-sensor-cts-replacement
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Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 AT 6:34 AM

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