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    Smile Underload rattle

    Noticed it since i bought the car that if i am lazy with the gears say doing 40 in 5th and put my foot down i seem to get a engine rattle and then it goes when the load has gone, other than that s drives like a dream any ideas on it

    The car is a signum 2ltr turbo

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    could be the flexi-pipe on the exhaust

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    Make sure it's not the timing chain rattling as you 'pick up the slack'. I had the chain done on my old 2.0T following a rattle if I let the revs drop and then booted it. Better safe than sorry.

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    cheers john, how did you know it was that and was it a big job i have never done a chain before belts to many chains never lol

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