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Old 08-24-2014, 10:57 PM   #1
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Whats that sound?

When I'm in neutral and at a stop something around the oil pan or flywheel area rattles like it's loose. Any ideas? Do flywheels tend to come loose after time? Seems like it really shouldn't
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If you have a manual transmission check the linkage bracket that mounts to the tranny hump in the floor. That's one commonly overlooked part that makes a lot of noise

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Well the obviously fix here is to turn up your radio.
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Well the obviously fix here is to turn up your radio.
That's what I do, trust me it works hahahaha
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Maybe your catalytic converter's heat shield is loose/coming off? It's not exactly by your oil pan but it's common
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Maybe your catalytic converter's heat shield is loose/coming off? It's not exactly by your oil pan but it's common
see I thought that but I jb welded it back in when it came loose about a year ago.lol
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If it goes away the moment you step on the clutch, it's likely a broken clutch return spring inside the bell housing. If it is, it won't really hurt anything, just annoying. To find out, with the noise present, press something you can listen through (like a metal socket extension or if you have a mechanics stethoscope) against the passenger side of the bell housing to see if that's where it's coming from. Here's some pictures.
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it sounds kind of like a chatter?
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it sounds kind of like a chatter?
the closest sound I can thing of is when you put a record on a record player before it starts to actually play music you get that fuzziness but this is like metal on metal sounding.
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If it goes away the moment you step on the clutch, it's likely a broken clutch return spring inside the bell housing. If it is, it won't really hurt anything, just annoying. To find out, with the noise present, press something you can listen through (like a metal socket extension or if you have a mechanics stethoscope) against the passenger side of the bell housing to see if that's where it's coming from. Here's some pictures.
im actually replacing my clutch this weekend so I'll do this too. Is there only one or both ends have one?
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im actually replacing my clutch this weekend so I'll do this too. Is there only one or both ends have one?
Just one end, the other end is operated by the slave cylinder. Check out the last couple of minutes of this video we made a while back. It (attempts to )explains how it works.

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Just one end, the other end is operated by the slave cylinder. Check out the last couple of minutes of this video we made a while back. It (attempts to )explains how it works.
ok gotcha. The part from quadratec is like $2 so I'm going to get one.
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That's what I do, trust me it works hahahaha
That's my fix for that as well. Can't hear any of my Jeeps noises over my radio. Haha

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