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I have a 99 sunfire gt , it has 185000km n is making this rattling sound when I take off in first an get to about three thou rpm's. What exactly is the problem n solution. Thanks

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Hard to say exactly! something loose try looking under hood while reving motor up. heat shields #1 cause of rattles

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