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heat shield question

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by lude9593, Jan 6, 2005.

  1. lude9593

    lude9593 Senior Member

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    i have a cat-back exhaust on my prelude and sometimes i'll hear a rattling or metal vibration from underneath the car when accelerating. happens every now and then and seems to occur mostly under light throttle. i'm guessing it's the heat shield vibrating against the body or something else. is there any way to fix this?
     
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    b204dr Senior Member

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    tighten your bolts ;)

    remove your heat sheild - :p

    dont care just live with it :D

    have a nice day B)
     
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    b18c5crxtasy Senior Member

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    just spend all your time above 5000rpm and you won't hear any rattling, just a satisfying engine noise.
     
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    take your time to retighten everything
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    hcivic.com Senior Member

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    DO NOT take it off. It not there for looks its there for a reason.
     
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    simple fix the ones on my rex rattle like crazy i took hose clamps and put them around the heat shield and the exhaustm hellps everything tight and quiet
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    rip the fuckers off
     
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    try adding some additional washers between the sheilds that helped stop mine from rattling. Also if check the o2 sensor on the cat to see if it is rattling. My problem was a two part problem that required me adjusting the heat shied and my o2 sensor.
     
  10. formby

    formby learning in progress

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    if you tighten the shield.....use red lock tight...it will never loosen again....
     
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