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2004 jeep Grand Cherokee sounds like an empty tin can when I accelerate

A few months ago I noticed that my 2004 Jeep G.C. was idling a bit rougher than normal with a very faint rattle. I keep up routine maintenance on a regular so I attributed it to age of the vehicle. Just a couple weeks ago, I noticed a faint, but distinct rattle coming from front end upon acceleration (not highway driving). It sounds like a rattling hollow tin can or tiny rocks in a tin can. The noise is only audible inside the vehicle or when hood is raised. It is very faint when idling and more noticeable upon acceleration. I had to replace my compressor and belt (A/C wasn't working) but that did not resolve noise. Exhaust was checked and nothing appeared to be loose under carriage. Any suggestions on what might be causing this noise?

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Could be catalytic con.in side.

Posted on May 09, 2013

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SOURCE: 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee running very loud.

does it have the 4.0L motor ? if so open the hood stand off to the side where the exhaust bots to the head and have some one rev it up quick if its coming fron under the hood by the engine the exhaust manifol is cracked. The 4.0L jeeps have had lots of problems with this.

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SOURCE: front end on my 2004 jeep grand cherokee makes a snocking sound

could be your CV joints altho you said they changed the bearings, ask sum1 to check them for you. they break quite easily

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 Jeep Cherokee Laredo has rattling under hood.

Thats the water pump.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 jeep grand cherokee exhaust rattle

it sound as if its the shield on the catalytic converter is loose you can take it to muffler man or any repair shop and they be able to weld it for you also give these websites a try www.alldatadiy.com and www.autozone.com wish you the best of luck Michigan Man.

Posted on Mar 02, 2010

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SOURCE: What will cause a Clacking/Clicking noise coming

It maybe a loose heatsheild on the manifold, converter, or underbody heatsheild.

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

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