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post #1 of 5 Old 12-17-2017, 05:52 PM Thread Starter
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Jeep WK Exhaust Heat Shield

Hi,

Wondering if anyone else has or had this problem.

My exhaust heat shield is loose and rattles crazy at idle. Around 500-600 RPM. Anything above that, it goes away.

What is the best solution to fix it?

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post #2 of 5 Old 12-18-2017, 05:11 AM
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Which shield?

Unless you live in a seriously hot climate, rip it off. If you live in a real hot place, rip if off.

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post #3 of 5 Old 12-18-2017, 06:49 AM
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They usually rot at the fasteners, because of the dissimilar metals being in contact with each other. I used fender washers and new speed nuts / clips to replace the original fasteners. Sometimes the stud itself rusts off, in which case that will have to be replaced first (haven't had to do that yet.

The pics below show the before / during / after of a recent repair. The black spray was undercoating, but I'd recommend using high temp paint instead.

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post #4 of 5 Old 12-18-2017, 10:43 AM
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same here. fixed one with fender washer and tore the other one off. Rattled like a tin can at idle
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post #5 of 5 Old 12-19-2017, 12:34 AM
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Took mine off a long time ago.

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