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julio745licandy 12-05-2012 05:38 PM

rattle noise on left side of engine?
 
Any ideas on what it may be? recently i sarted hearing a small rattle noise some where to the left of the engine? it happens when im stoped or its iddleing? is it a serious problem? I dont feal any thing wrong with the performance of my car seems to be running just fine but im still worried about the noice. What could it be? :dunno:

Rookie2008 12-05-2012 06:20 PM

Sounds like alternator, but I could be wrong.

WickedFast.Inc 12-05-2012 06:44 PM

Start the car pop the hood and use your ears shouldnt be hard to pinpoint

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cmpcpro 12-05-2012 08:56 PM

The alternators are known to sound like bad bearings, etc. on these cars.. I would get a long driver or something and put it carefully on the alt. and to your ear and see if it's coming from there.

julio745licandy 12-06-2012 06:57 PM

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preciate ya'll man thanks. trying get it ready for a long trip.

SFbay 12-07-2012 08:53 AM

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Originally Posted by julio745licandy (Post 7235385)
preciate ya'll man thanks. trying get it ready for a long trip.

Candym style;)
Doesn't look business class anymore...

julio745licandy 12-07-2012 04:13 PM

candy
 
u dnt think it look classy anymore? whats your impression when you see this now? is it the color?Cause i think the candy red looks classy as hell :bigpimp:


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