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2000 ranger rattling noise in engine compartment

I have a rattling noise in the engine compartment on the drives side, or it seems to be. It sounds like a pressure cooker rattling when I am in a high gear and low rpm. When I down shift to a lower gear and rpm comes up it will go away and the slowly come back. It only happens in the summer and when the engine comes up to operating temp. I did replace the PCV valve with no avail. Any help would be great. Thanks.

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    mike kirschbaum Nov 24, 2008

    2000 rpm rattle, can't find it. Will continue trhrowing stuff out till it stops.

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Check the heat shield on the catylitic converter,exhaust manifold. Kev-Mn

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