This is a possible cause: Halfway through the exhaust system you have a "catalytic converter". The converter has a heat shield over it. It's just a piece of thin metal that is not absolutely necessary to the operation of your vehicle. They usually rust out where they are connected to the converter. Then when you accelerate, it rattles like a piece of light metal hitting heavier metal. You can spend a lot to have the shield replaced (Waste of money)or you just crawl under the vehicle and bend the shield back and forth until it breaks off. Even most mechanics do this. The whole purpose of the shield is to try and deflect some of the heat from the converter...ie...when you drive into a pile of leaves or really tall grass, the converter won't ignite the leaves.(converters get very hot) The shields are pretty useless and I think they were designed to make us crazy once they get rusty!! Hope this helps!AnswerThe above answer sounds right, but on my 97 explorer V8 the same rattling ocurrs when accelrating, especcialy when the engine is cold,due to a faulty exuast flange coming off the engine`s right manifold.this part can be seen by looking behind and near the top of the right front tire.To verify if this is the problem,start the truck when the engine is cold,and the hood open,and the truck in park,have someone step on the accelerator while you lisen to the engine, if the rattling sounds like its its coming from the right side of the engine , that's the problem.
It could just be the heat shield on the under side of the catalytic converter.
Check for a loose catalytic convertere heat shield
By replacing the chain and tensioners.
The rattling and whistling on the 94 Explorer sounds like an exhaust problem. Check the exhaust for any leaks or loose connections.
If it makes a clicking, grinding, rattling, or other noise when you accelerate with the steering turned it is not safe.
bad transfer case
The rattling noise is in there so you can move the head around.
Many different things can cause a rattling noise in a Mazda tribute. Stark by checking the engine belts and all brackets for anything that could be loose and causing a rattle.
Most likeyl cause could be a bad pulley
There are a few things that might cause an air conditioner to make a rattling noise. It could be that the there is dirt and debris in the cabinet. If this is the case, cleaning the cabinet should stop the rattling. The reason could also be loose panels on the cabinets. The fan could also be bent and no longer straight.
I'd like to know too! Mine does the same thing - it makes a rattling noise upon startup that goes away after 30 seconds or so and isn't present while driving or idling.
bad wheel bearing may cause it
A worn front wheel bearing could cause a Grand Cherokee Limited to make a grinding noise when you accelerate. There could also be a problem with one of the shafts.
It's probably your shock mounts, I had the same problem. The noise went away after I replaced the shock mounts.
The defective sway bar link can cause the clunking or the rattling of the noise from the front suspension during the low speed driving.
I had the same question until my wife noticed the tag rattling as I took off, I put 2 rubber pads behind it and the noise stopped! I had the same question until my wife noticed the tag rattling as I took off, I put 2 rubber pads behind it and the noise stopped!
Depends on where the noise is whats making the noise. Can you be more descriptive of where and what?
Ha, lots of noise :]
The rear of a Ford Explorer may have a grinding noise when driving, because the muffler may have came loose. The u joint may also be loose and cause a grinding noise.
The cause could be your muffler. Mine has a hole in it and when I accelerate it roars, kind of like a vacuum.
there is a rattling noise in the area of the serpentine bell
It will normally start with a leak at the pump. If the impeller breaks you will hear a rattling noise at the pump.It will normally start with a leak at the pump. If the impeller breaks you will hear a rattling noise at the pump.
the clicking noise is either, a) the motor assembly of the speaker rattling, B)cone rattling, C) its just blown. it will need to be replaced either way.