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Unread 06-03-2013, 11:23 PM   #1
FlyingJets
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2001 Grand Cherokee Rattling noise from under the hood

I have a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, straight 6 auto trans, everything stock, 164,000 miles. There is a loud metallic rattling sound coming from somewhere under the hood only when I press on the gas and accelerate. This happens at any speed or RPM. The noise stops immediately when I remove my foot off the gas pedal. No issues with performance or warning lights. Can anyone help? Any ideas?

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Unread 07-01-2013, 11:06 AM   #2
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I have the same car and the same issue

It is not the flex plate or bolts. The flex plate was replaced and the bolts tightened. It is worse facing up hill.

Have you managed to figure out the problem? If you do please post

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Unread 07-01-2013, 11:25 AM   #3
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Is it sort of a continuous high pitched sound?
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Unread 07-01-2013, 11:43 AM   #4
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It actually sounds more like a CV joint that's very worn. A clickerty clickerty sound
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