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Old 10-12-2010, 12:22 PM
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Originally Posted by bgonline View Post
I think that is what you may be hearing. I thought it might be something with the catalytic converter, or a heat shield or something. Over time, it got worse and became more like a rusty wind-up toy spring that unwinds. Hard to believe that a $60k car sounds worse than a Ford Escort.
yep, sounds like a loose heat shield or loose washer. I don't hear it with the windows closed. Going to have it checked out one of these days. As great as this car performs, the systemic issues are pretty dissappointing.
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