Date: Sat, 9 Nov 2002 18:44:53 -0500
From: "Brian Lever" <brianlevernopsamatico.ca>
Subject: Re: 84 900 engine rattle


Check your timing chain/oil pump...up near the firewall. Fatman "jw" <john.s.websternopsamzon.net> wrote in message news:B9EFE4A7.5DB7%john.s.websternopsamzon.net... > I am getting a rattling sound from the engine at certain rpm while > accelerating. It happens right after I start moving (~1200rpm), and then > again shortly before I shift (~2800rpm). > > The exhaust system is mostly new and solid, so I don't think it's a bracket > or the heat shield. The engine sounds fine cruising along at 2500rpm or > 3000rpm. > > Any suggestions for what to check? I'm hoping it's not the timing chain!! > > Thanks, > > -jw > -- > 1984 900 S hatchback > 150K miles >

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