TOPIC : rattle

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Swedish Whine

This bulletin applies to 2014-2019 Volvo vehicles equipped with a 2.0L engine.  The customer may comment about an unusual whine or rattle noise at all times (code 8N), noise while driving or at engine shut off (code F1), noise while driving and during acceleration (code F2) or noise while idling (code ZE).

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Chasing the Noise

Owners of 2017-2019 GM vehicles, such as GMC Canyon and Acadia vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine, may complain about a rattle, tick or knock type noise.

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Noisy Caddy

Some owners of 2016-2019 Cadillac ATS and 2014-2019 CTS Sedan vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine may comment about a brief rattle or ticking noise that is heard when revving the engine in Park/Neutral.

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Minivan Paper Gauge

This bulletin applies to 2013-2014 Chrysler Grand Voyager/Town and Country vehicles, built on or after Dec. 6, 2012, and on or before April 30, 2014. A rattle noise may be heard that sounds like metal against metal, coming from the right rear sliding door area while driving over bumps.

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Erratic Cam Timing

Some 2005-2012 Ford Expedition vehicles equipped with a 5.4L 3V engine may exhibit an intermittent rattle noise/rough idle at operating temperature. The issue is caused by oscillating cam timing. DTCs P0022, P0021, P0340 and/or P0341 may be stored in the PCM.

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Loose Oil Tube

Some owners of 2006-2012 Chevy Corvette Z06 or 2009-2012 ZR1 models may comment on a rattle or tapping noise from under the hood.

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Irritating Caddy

Owners of 2007-2013 Cadillac Escalade vehicles may complain about a buzz or rattle noise during light acceleration around 1,200-2,000 rpm. The noise may also sound like a squeak, creak or tap which is coming from behind the instrument panel.

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Chevy Rattle

This bulletin applies to 2009-2010 Chevy HHR vehicles. According to GM, “in rare instances” a technician may comment that they hear a short, sharp rattle noise from the front of the engine at start-up. Codes P0011, P0014, P0016 or P0017 may also be set.

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Chevy Engine Abuse

Owners of 2011-2014 Chevy Cruze vehicles may complain about a loud engine rattle or knock noise, or that the accessory drive belt and the crankshaft pulley has come off. An inspection may reveal a loose or broken crank pulley bolt and/or flywheel bolts.

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