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2001 Nissan Maxima SE-rattling noise for 4 min after start

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I have a 2001 Maxima. When I start the car, there is a vibrating/rattling noise that comes and goes for about 5 minutes. Then it goes away for the rest of the time the car is on. It is coming from the front, somewhere in the engine compartment, but I cant isolate it. Do you have any ideas?

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This only happens when the Car is Cold???? It is the Exhaust Manifold. You need to Replace the Exhaust Manifold Gasket and check the Rest for Tightness.

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