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Heat shield rattling sound when accelerating

Discussion in '3rd Gen 4Runners (1996-2002)' started by ToddsRunner, Dec 19, 2017.

  1. Dec 19, 2017 at 7:08 PM
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    ToddsRunner

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    heat shield rattle sound when accelerating. not sure what it could be ?
     
  2. Dec 20, 2017 at 8:11 AM
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    Texoma

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    Just bought dat bish
    Crawl under your truck when exhaust is cold, take a look at those heat shield and try and pull em apart. If they pull apart with no problem then you found your rattle. Get the old hardware out and put in new stainless hardware.
     
  3. Dec 22, 2017 at 6:02 PM
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    SnowroxKT

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    Did you see if the heat shields are securely fastened?
     
  4. Dec 22, 2017 at 8:12 PM
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    ToddsRunner

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    heat shield by rear side doors moves a bit but noise sounds like it around tranny fire wall area. Not sure yet what issue could be?
     
  5. Feb 4, 2018 at 5:34 PM
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    ToddsRunner

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    Rough Country's New 3-inch N2.0 Suspension Lift for '96-'02 models, KYB MonoMax front struts K&N air filter, braided front brake lines,Kenwood touch screen dvd player,10" sound stream subs . Rockfordfosgate mono amp. Cooper discover A/T Tires,17" Pro comp polished Aluminum rims
    Final figured out annoying rattle when accelerating. Heat shield on drivers side behind engine had a crack in it and would vibrate glad thats all it was. cheap cheap fix
     

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