Car making rattling noise when idle

72 Posts. #8 · 2 mo ago. David11406 said: Hello, I have a 2016 Highlander that often makes a rattling noise when idling. It appears to only happen when in idle either park or drive with foot on break. When I start to drive the noise stops. I need to get it checked, but I am trying to find out how urgent it is.

Aug 12, 2005 · "twice my car has shut off when I was on the freeway and I don't know what from. When I am at a low RPM it makes a high pitched rattling sound." Did both of these things happen about the same time? Does it make the rattle sound at idle? If so, have you opened the hood and tried to identify the location of the sound while idling?
If you don't deal with it, that engine rattling sound will never go away. You may need to sell a car with a blown engine at this point. Engine Rattling At Idle Catalytic Converter Problems. The most common engine rattling at idle isn't an engine problem at all. What you'll hear is a clattering, tinny metal noise when you idle.
Jan 18, 2021 · The only thing that makes me a bit nervous about it is a bit of a rattling or you could call it ticking sound from the engine. I'm not sure where it's coming from, and it's not overly loud but is noticeable if you stand in front of the car and very slightly from the inside at idle. I've not reved the engine to see what happens to the sound then.
2015-2018 Ford Edge owners are hearing troubling rattling noises coming from the back of their engines, particularly during idling and engine start-up. The noise is likely the result of a cracked flexplate. Owners who have had their flexplates replaced say it's only a matter of time before they crack again.
I noticed once I had it back that the jeep was making a rattling noise in idle, which stops when the clutch is depressed. The clutch also makes a squeaking noise when pressed now. I found a video on youtube showing the exact same issue: Since I had to be back for school and progressive will fix any issues for the life of the car i drove back to ...
Had my exhaust replaced today due to it blowing and the baffle had gone. Car seems soooo much better now. Still noticed that when idling it vibrates, although it was a different vibration noise to what I had before - middle of the car. Turns out it was rattling on the heat shield.
My brother has a 2007 versa with 31K miles. The engine has started to make a rattle noise when it is in idle and in drive, but not if it is in idle and neutral. It's not the CVT. Dealer is telling him this is normal, but it's never done it before. Anyone else heard of this? Thanks
4.6/5 (102 Views . 40 Votes) There are several causes for the engine to rattle while idling. With your car, the heat shield or an under engine shield is most likely. The other causes are the AC compressor clutch, idler pulley, or belt tensioner. When the heat shields become loose, they can make a flapping noise when the vehicle is moving.
Apart from the usual noises they make - from the rumbling engine to the humming tires - that unfamiliar ticking or clanging may be giving us a vital clue: something is wrong! Use our guide to identifying car noises and what they mean to give your car the attention it deserves. 1. Whistling. Where is that whistling noise coming from?
May 21, 2011. #1. Hi all! I keep hearing this rattling sound from underneath my Jetta (2002 TDI) when I am idling. Sounds like something is rattling around in the transmission, maybe. As soon as I depress the clutch, though, the rattling stops completely. The other thing is that I am having a bit of trouble shifting.
Car is a '99 GT with 120k on it. Auto tranny. The car since purchased, about 6mos ago, has a pretty loud rattling sound coming from what appears to be the center of the motor. It does it both when cold and when warmed-up. It only does it between 1500 and 3000k rpms. It will do it while...
Re: Versa rattling noise at idle (Jamesan) That sounds reasonable, but it could also be a host of other things, from a loose inspection plate or other engine part to something wrong with the transmission shifter or torque converter. I know how frustrating that can be, the clutch started slipping on Versa #1 less than 24 hours after I took it home.