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Hello, I have a 91 subaru loyale with 200000 miles. When I am near the end of a gear and about to shift up, a rattling/knocking occurs. A friend told me it may just be the heat shield on the exhaust rattling (or a pebble in the shield). Or could it be the sign of a larger problem?

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Not being able to hear the sound my self makes it hard to tell for sure. The shield for the exhaust is a good place to start. Only takes a few secounds to slide under and make sure the screws are tight and the folds are crimped tightly. The crimps loosen up occasionally and a pair of pliers will secure them easily. Good luck and have a great day.

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