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My Toyota Mr2 Spyder is rattling

My car has starting rattling. My boyfriend looked because we thought it might be the muffler/exaust. But it wasnt. I cant make it rattle by reving the engine in park, but it does it when driving, all the way till 3 gear. And only does it after you change gears and push the gas in to go...

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  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    ya mines bad 2



  • jonpul Dec 04, 2008

    Ditto on a 2003 Spyder

  • missfrog68 Jan 07, 2009

    It was the heat sheilds, they are coming loose.

  • Chris Malinowski May 11, 2010

    it is the catalytic converter

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Pound on the catalytic converter, you will probably find your rattle inside, if so, you will need a new one, also check for any loose clamps or rings that have come loose, just pound on your exhaust with the side of your fist, you should find your rattle, or sometimes the heat sheilds above the exhaust come loose.

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