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My rattling occurred when the exhaust system was taxed because the bracket was tweaked by something. It was very annoying. This may require some savvy thinking because the exhaust system gets hot and wrapping anything around the pipe that is flammable is a VERY BAD idea. There is an area where the exhaust system mounts to the body and a rock, a pothole, or some object on the road tweaked the bracket just enough to cause the pipe to bump and rattle against the frame. Find this area (may be different part in your case) if I remember correctly this issues starts around the area where the exhaust system curves over the frame near the mid-back area of the axle (at least that is where my issue was.) and figure out how to tweak it back and the rattling should stop. This is where the savvy thinking part comes into play to keep the costs at a minimal.

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