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Old 01-17-2007, 05:28 PM
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ive been heariung a rattling l;ately coming frm the bottom of my car, it sends a vibration thorugh my car wen it idles sometimes and usually comes wen i car is warm... can it be the heat plate?? if nto wut else can it be??
 
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Old 01-17-2007, 05:34 PM
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it's your heat shield, just get rid of it
 
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Old 01-17-2007, 06:05 PM
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whats the purpose of the heat shield, and y is it not necessary?
 
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Old 01-17-2007, 06:23 PM
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^ to keep you from severely burning yourself on the manifold, you don't have to just take it off, it probably just has a rattle from a loose or missing bolt.
 
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Old 01-17-2007, 06:28 PM
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mine did that before, it was because during install i bent itand so it was hitting the piping, i just bent it back and its been fine
 
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