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WHEN THE CAR IS AT IDLE THEHE IS A LOUD RATTLING NOISE. WHEN THE THROTTLE IS PUSHED THE SOUND GOES AWAY. IT SOUNDS LIKE IT MAY BE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING. HARMONIC BALINCER,OIL PUMP,OR TIMEING CHAIN.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
check the bolts to the flywheel they will rattle in idle if one or more are loose also the timing chain/belt if loose or worn,also check you idle pulleys. try to pin point the sound wile some one is in the car and have him rev the engine a bit .
hope you can find it
Posted on Sep 08, 2009
Testimonial: "thx so much!!!im trying to pinpoint it...it almost sounds like its inside the motor by the pulleys"
i worked for olds when that car was new. had alot of those motors go bad. you need to remove the p/s pump to do it by yourself-BUT you can remove the engine struts(mounts) and have a buddy(you trust) start the car and out it into reverse, now have him give it some gas so the engine rocks forward so you can remove/replace the motor/fan assy. - like that?
Posted on Sep 07, 2008
SOUNDS THAT YOUR TAPPETS ARE NOISEY COULDN'T TELL YOU IF ARE ADJUSTABLE OR THEY ARE HYDRAULIC TAPPETS NEED TO REFER TO HYUNDAI.
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
Probably a heat shield. Often time the screws that hold the shields in place rust away causing the shield to rattle. After the exhaust heats up, the pipes and shield expand causing the shield to stop rattling until it cools down again later when the car has been sitting for a while. Usually you'll find shields under or around the catalytic converter and around the exhaust pipe nearest to the engine. Most folks would probably recommend you remove the shield and be done with it. That's your call. Just remember though, the shields are there for a reason. In particular, the shield under the catalytic converter is there to prevent the possibility of starting tall grass on fire in the event you had to pull off the road for example to fix a flat tire or something along those lines. It might be unlikely, but its definitely been known to happen. Let us know how it goes. Thanks.
Posted on Feb 20, 2009
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