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    i have a rattling noise seems to be coming from the exhaust but have had it checked out and its ok it only happens in low revs of all gears when you put the foot down i am thinking its the cat !!! anyone any ideas


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    Yes,it could possibly be the bell around your 'cats' neck.

    These things are always difficult to fathom.Get it over a pit or something and have a good listen.

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    http://forum.vectra-c.com/showthread.php?t=35858

    Have a good look at that thread, especially my post #14 and onwards. I have a feeling that could be what yours is - especially with it being a 2.0T

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    Dual Mass Fly Wheel ???.

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    Quote Originally Posted by signumboy View Post
    i have a rattling noise seems to be coming from the exhaust but have had it checked out and its ok it only happens in low revs of all gears when you put the foot down i am thinking its the cat !!! anyone any ideas


    phil
    Deffo Tensioner and belt mate ..... piece ov cake to change.

    P.m me for details if you like or i will send ya my mobile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ninja636 View Post
    Deffo Tensioner and belt mate ..... piece ov cake to change.

    P.m me for details if you like or i will send ya my mobile.
    can you give me a bit more info mate
    rgds phil

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    Quote Originally Posted by signumboy View Post
    i have a rattling noise seems to be coming from the exhaust but have had it checked out and its ok it only happens in low revs of all gears when you put the foot down i am thinking its the cat !!! anyone any ideas


    phil

    hi guys update on the rattling we have all been getting thanks to ninja636 my car is going into garage next week for new timing chain tensioner was him that sussed out the problem cost £60.50 for tensioner ..not sure about labour will let you guys know
    phil

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    Ahem, thanks to who?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan View Post
    Ahem, thanks to who?
    lol, unlucky Duncan. Unsung hero if ever I seen one!

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    lol, glad somebody noticed! Well I guess you would seeing as I also helped you in that thread I linked to.

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