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post #1 of 4 Old 06-07-2011, 03:29 AM Thread Starter
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engine noise

so ive had this noise scence i bought the truck, and the other day a guy i know told me that it didnt sound right so i compared it with 2 other 7.3's and my engine makes a verry loud rattle noise at idle once you raise it above idle it goes away, but then back when idleing.????

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post #2 of 4 Old 04-09-2012, 06:45 PM
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Did you ever find out what that loud rattle was? I may have the same issue.

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not sure if this is it but search "flexplate rattle"

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is that what was wrong with yours?

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