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We just put a new torque converter in and now whne you drive it makes a rattleing noise. I cant really tell where its come from but any ideas what it could be or if it could be coming from the transmission/engine area? 2002 buick rendezvous.

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  • cody314 Apr 30, 2010

    rattle noise as you give it gas?

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Make sure you have your flywhel/torque converter bolts tight , if they are not you will get a rattle, also make sure you got all the transmission blots tight as well, as this will cause a rattle noise as well.

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  • Dave Martin Apr 30, 2010

    Yep you dont have something tight, check your bolts to the torque and to the trani i bet something there is not tight

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