Date: Sat, 09 Nov 2002 19:47:43 GMT
From: jw <>
Subject: Re: 84 900 engine rattle

Grunff wrote: > jw wrote: >> 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). > There's really not a huge number of things that rattle with > revs. Almost always it's an exhaust problem. The chain can > also rattle - use a steth to pinpoint it. Broken clutch > friction disc spring is another possibility. Hm, the clutch has also been making a little whirring noise right when I start moving (throwout bearing?). It was replaced two years ago, but maybe needs some more work. Thanks, -jw -- 1984 900 S hatchback 150K miles

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