Search



Go Back   MustangForums.com > Ford Mustang Tech > 2005 - 2014 Mustangs
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search

2005 - 2014 Mustangs Discussions on the latest S197 model Mustangs from Ford.
Sponsored by Latemodel Restoration


Welcome to Mustang Forums!
Welcome to Mustang Forums.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-27-2007, 03:32 PM   #1
imyy4u
3rd Gear Member
 
imyy4u's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Mustang GT
Location: Chicago (South Loop)
Posts: 685
Default stupid metal rattling noise at 3k rpm! EDIT: SOLUTION FOUND 9/7/07

OK, so I've ranted about this before, but I still have this issue. When the engine is cold, as in has been sitting for 8 hours + cold, and I start it up, and then accelerate in 1st gear up to 3k rpm, I hear a really loud metallic rattling that goes away by 3300 rpms. As the engine warms up the rattle gets less and less, until I don't hear it anymore or it's just so brief/muffled it is neglible. WTF could this be? Took it to the dealer and they found no problems.

I just made another appt. for September 5th at Joe Madden Ford in Naperville IL, so hopefully they can find the problem. Has anyone else had a similar issue, and if so, what was it? Any/all advice welcome...I would LOVE to know what this is. BTW, checked the exhaust from engine to tailpipe, and it's tight as can be.

EDIT: solution found, look at my post below.
http://www.mustangforums.com/fb.asp?m=3829061
This ad is not displayed to registered or logged-in members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Mustang Forums!
__________________
-john

2006 ford mustang gt coupe 5spd
black on black, shaker 1000, IUP, 3.55 gears
slp loudmouth exhaust
13.498 in the 1/4

2003 s/c debadged pwp rsx-s
265whp/186wtq = ~302hp
sold 7/25/06
imyy4u is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 03:39 PM   #2
Menace
5th Gear Member

 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Mustang GT
Location: Florida
Posts: 2,366
Default RE: stupid metal rattling noise at 3k rpm!

I have a thin metallic rattle coming from the front underbody of the car. Noticable around 2500 RPMs (Found this out when driving down I-95 for 16 hours.) But it doesn't matter the weather conditions, or whether it's warm or not. Just happens any time while driving and it drives me insane.. Dealer couldn't find anything wrong either, so no ideas..
__________________
View Garage for all Info!
Menace is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 03:43 PM   #3
Nuke
6th Gear Member

 
Nuke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Vehicle: 2007 GT
Location: PA to KY ('07) to IL ('09) to MS ('10) to FL ('11)
Posts: 15,977
Send a message via AIM to Nuke Send a message via Yahoo to Nuke Send a message via Skype™ to Nuke
Default RE: stupid metal rattling noise at 3k rpm!

I had a metallic rattle at about 1000 RPM. Turned out to be one of the metal clamps on my axle back mufflers. It's POSSIBLE that you have something similar and that it goes awayas itheats up due to the pipes expanding. Just a guess...

Rick
[sm=smiley34.gif]
__________________
Rick
07 GT Prem: Alloy, MT, 3.55's, Steeda CAI w/Brenspeed tunes, FRPP Stingers, 275/40/18 Goodyear Eagle F1 A/S on SVT Cobras (OE GT500's), 14" shorty, Wheelskin side scoops & qtr window louvers, A-H rear window louvers, SHR honeycomb blackout panel, Sequentials, Hella Optilux Extreme XY fogs, Silverstars
06 V6: Legend Lime, Pony Package, 14" shorty, Sequentials, Hella Optilux Extreme XY fogs, Silverstars
Nuke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 03:48 PM   #4
imyy4u
3rd Gear Member
 
imyy4u's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Mustang GT
Location: Chicago (South Loop)
Posts: 685
Default RE: stupid metal rattling noise at 3k rpm!

Quote:
ORIGINAL: Menace

I have a thin metallic rattle coming from the front underbody of the car. Noticable around 2500 RPMs (Found this out when driving down I-95 for 16 hours.) But it doesn't matter the weather conditions, or whether it's warm or not. Just happens any time while driving and it drives me insane.. Dealer couldn't find anything wrong either, so no ideas..
sounds similar to mine...but i notice when the ENGINE warms up, it gets quieter, or maybe i just don't notice it as much...hmm. and mine is right at 3000 rpm...maybe 2800 or so. it is a thin metalli rattle from the front underbody (i think). drives me insane....ill keep you updated if you keep me updated.

anyone else have any advice?
__________________
-john

2006 ford mustang gt coupe 5spd
black on black, shaker 1000, IUP, 3.55 gears
slp loudmouth exhaust
13.498 in the 1/4

2003 s/c debadged pwp rsx-s
265whp/186wtq = ~302hp
sold 7/25/06
imyy4u is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 03:48 PM   #5
marcuskeeler
5th Gear Member
 
marcuskeeler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 3,401
Default RE: stupid metal rattling noise at 3k rpm!

Just be careful you're not talking about motor pinging, or as we call it, the death rattle.
__________________
http://www.mkeeler.com/
marcuskeeler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 03:53 PM   #6
A_J
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 356
Default RE: stupid metal rattling noise at 3k rpm!

Sounds like exhaust to me - I've had on another car where a heat shield was just enough in contact with the exhaust to rattle when cold and go away when warm.. took shaking the exhaust when cold and having someone underneath to narrow down the area, and then looking for a little tiny rub mark on the heatshield.. good news is that I just had to tweak it 1/4" and it went away. So I'd say to look for areas of possible contact on the exhaust..
A_J is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 03:54 PM   #7
howarmat
s197 Junkie

 
howarmat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Vehicle: 2005 Mustang GT
Location: next to Nancy :)
Posts: 15,845
howarmat howarmat howarmat howarmat
Send a message via AIM to howarmat
Default RE: stupid metal rattling noise at 3k rpm!

Nope cause i still have mine to...i doubt 3+ people have pinging at those low RPMs only at 3kish. With the o/r pipe i dont notice it unless i gradually take it up to 3k
__________________
~Matt

"Shadow" 2005 Black GT Stick 1 of 368
its not stock


Every new day is the beginning of the rest of our lives together
howarmat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 04:09 PM   #8
redfireshaker06
4th Gear Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Mustang GT
Location: FLORIDA
Posts: 1,536
Default RE: stupid metal rattling noise at 3k rpm!

My problem was the mid pipes hangers hitting the place they hang in
__________________
Brandon
2006 Ford Mustang Redfire GT 5-Speed




redfireshaker06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 05:26 PM   #9
Fizzie06
3rd Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location:
Posts: 703
Send a message via AIM to Fizzie06 Send a message via Yahoo to Fizzie06
Default RE: stupid metal rattling noise at 3k rpm!

Had this problem with mine and it happened to be in my IMCO mufflers one of the ( Baffels sp?) pieces of metal broke off I got it replaced w/flomasters no problems since then .
__________________

Fizzie06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 10:15 PM   #10
mikeei
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location:
Posts: 38
Default RE: stupid metal rattling noise at 3k rpm!

Happens on my 05', had it to the dealer several times already, Ijustbought the car 3 months ago. Its not the heat shields and they have replaced the cats (warranty is a wonderful thing), I'll keep you posted, its going backin tomorrow. I'm pretty sure its not there once the car is warmed up. The bummer is I'm waiting on my upgrades till I get this sorted out.
__________________
2005 GT, BMR: Adj LCAs and reloc brackets, Adj PHbar and brace. Steeda: Adj UCA, Sport Spgs, Rear Sway Bar. Toicko D-Spec, DBA Slotted Rotors, HP Pads, Agent47 Front Brake Ducts. Kezera KZA 18X9.5 Bridgestone 050As
mikeei is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 10:15 PM
MustangForums
Ford Mustang




Paid Advertisement

 
 
 
Reply

Tags
1500, 15002000, 2005, 3k, cold, ford, gears, imglocalupfiles4445750cf3b92ad2f47b29ea2c9419a3163 16jpgimg, mustang, noise, rattle, rattling, rpm, sound, sticking, wrx

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Metal Noise When Accelerating roxmysox99 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 31 01-03-2010 01:13 AM
metallic rattle sound over 4000 rpm? Sirsilent 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 14 02-19-2009 06:40 PM

Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
New Sponsors
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:22 AM.

© Internet Brands, Inc.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
Emails Backup