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post #1 of 5 Old 12-26-2002, 07:25 AM Thread Starter
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Stupid stupid sound coming from jeep

I dont know what happened to my jeep, but anyways, about 3 weeks ago, it started making this really loud vaccum sound from the engine when I accelerated, and the V-8 has turned into a
V-1.........weird........yeah I wont go over 3500 rpms, i mean it still goes up to like 70mph, but it takes long to get up there.........and theres a rattling noise comming from the exhaust......someone told me it was the catalytic converter.......but i wanted to make sure before i bought the damn anyways feedback would be appreciated.....thaks


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post #2 of 5 Old 12-26-2002, 09:53 AM
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Sounds like a cat... Try removing it and temporarily fitting a test pipe.

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post #3 of 5 Old 12-26-2002, 01:15 PM
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I agree, sounds like the cat.
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post #4 of 5 Old 12-26-2002, 02:14 PM
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Bingo! Cat is is.... How many miles on your rig? If it's less than 80K or 8 yrs then the repair is FREE (federal warranty)


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post #5 of 5 Old 12-26-2002, 10:11 PM
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I had something similar to this happen to me, I kept pushing the jeep by taking it on the highway and flooring it, slowing down, flooring it and it cleared and it drives like it never happened... my.02

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