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Old 04-11-2002, 07:59 PM   #1
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Rattling/buzzing under the car

I've been noticing that there's been some buzzing underneath my car for a while. It happens when I'm in D and stopped. When its moving though, the sound is gone. Just wanted to ask if any one of you know what it is.
I know you guys say that T+C's service is bad but I went to them today to make an appointment to check this out for the 29th because it is close and I'll be away on a school trip by then. Anyways, the lady says that it might be the cataylist rattling but when I talked with Stephen Lau, he said its probably the gas pump? I'm confused.
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Old 04-11-2002, 09:37 PM   #2
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SOUNDS familiar!

check yer exhaust pipe heat shields cause sometimes they loosen up!
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Old 04-12-2002, 12:42 AM   #3
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Sounds like the heat sheild
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Old 04-12-2002, 01:48 PM   #4
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i had a similar rattle under my car
i removed my heat shield and it's fine now

although i have many more rattles to track down =(
(inside the car though)
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Old 04-24-2002, 05:50 PM   #5
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Check your fuel pump. You have two, One inside the tank, one outside. Park your car, leave it running. Listen rear your right rear wheel. If you hear a buzzing then your main fuel pump is questionable. The buzzing is caused by the auxillary fuel pump over working. I have had this on my e12, & e21 & e28.
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