View Full Version : rattling noise during accelerating

07-03-2005, 11:19 PM
my 94 325i is making a rattling noise when i accelerate in any gear... hwat may cause this problem???

Justin e36
07-03-2005, 11:25 PM

under the hood: vanos unit
under the car: exhaust heat shield
back of car: muffler hangers

07-04-2005, 01:29 PM
or dead hooker is not correctly secured in luggage compartment

07-04-2005, 08:03 PM
its comming from the under the middle of the car i dont know if that makes any difference...???

Justin e36
07-04-2005, 10:45 PM
patrick... most likely, it's the heatshield for the muffler.. those things break and kinda fall on the exhaust pipe.. when you accelerate it vibrates against the muffler metal and makes a rattle...

07-06-2005, 12:19 AM
ok thanks