[DML] Re: Annoying rattling sound, help!
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[DML] Re: Annoying rattling sound, help!

Found it!!

A loose bolt on the cross over pipe heat shield was the culprit. I 
tried tightening it down but it broke off :( Oh well. The sound is 
now gone.  If anyone is having the same noise problem Ill bet it is 
the crossover pipe.

2277 (now much quieter)

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Nathan Sobieralski" 
<valleyrat12@...> wrote:
> Kevin- Even more interesting given your vin number. Mine is 2277, 
> perhaps this is a clue. Was anything done differently on the 
> in the early vins?
> Nathan
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Kevin Heller <howdyhoho@> wrote:
> >
> > My DeLorean has the same sound. Always when
> > accelerating. It sounds almost like a chain rattling
> > across a gear (like when you neglect to lubricate your
> > bike chain for over a month... not that I know what
> > that's like.. =) or maybe a slightly worn bearing. I
> > don't have a metal heatshield in place, it's still the
> > original (and in need of replacement) so it's not
> > that. I've been under the car tightening things down
> > and found some hoses whose tie lines had snapped. I
> > relaced those and tightened the lines down, but the
> > sound still persists. 
> > 
> > Kind of comforting knowing I'm not the only one with
> > this mystery sound, but also kind of worrisome that I
> > can't figure out what it is.
> > 
> > -Kevin 
> > VIN 2234
> > 
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