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I have a 99 QX4 ; sometimes grinding noise in reverse gear

It is an automatic. I would assume transmission ?

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I actually just figured out noise is coming from around where catalyic converter is. I now see that the plate that protects the converter (heat plate ?) is totally off. I just took it off. I will see if it still makes noise. Can I just have them weld a new one back one or do I need a new catalyc converter ?

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Yes its the tranny, but make sure the fluid level is good, as a low fluid level would also cause this

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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