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get yourself 2 or 3 good size gear hose clamps , open them up and fasten each one together, making a metal strap , put this around the convertor ,and then just tighten them up ,when tight it will stay in place and no more noise.

I cut a hole in mine and removed a round piece of metal that was rattling between converter and shield

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Q: How can you fix a loose heat shield on a catalytic converter for a 1993 Ford Aerostar XL?
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