Engine rattle - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 07-22-2003, 07:21 PM Thread Starter
steelerman
Guest
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 252
Engine rattle

My jeep runs fine. Just when I turn it off, sometimes I get a little engine knock. My oil was changed just recently and is at the full level. I just put some fuel injector cleaner in there. Any other clues what it could be?

steelerman is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 07-22-2003, 10:23 PM
DennisBlevins
Registered User
 
DennisBlevins's Avatar
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Kenova, West Virginia
Posts: 33
My catalytic converter started rattling at 79K miles, just before the 80K emissions warranty was about to run out. I had a $350 exhaust job done for free under warranty. You would always hear it when you turned off the ignition. Maybe that's what you're hearing? Good luck.

Behold the turtle...He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out!
DennisBlevins is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 07-22-2003, 10:25 PM
Dee Cue
Registered User
 
Dee Cue's Avatar
2005 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Toronto, On
Posts: 83
Is yours a 5 speed by any chance? Mine rattles when I shut it off too... However if I press down on the clutch while shutting it off, the noise doesn't appear. I think it's the tranny but can't say for sure.

Blk, '05 LJ, 6-spd, 3" Zone SL, 33" BFG AT on Soft 8's
Dee Cue is offline  
 
post #4 of 4 Old 07-23-2003, 06:42 AM
Jeep-Ne-Time
Guest
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 177
it is the tranny and I was assured that it is just noise of it still spinning a little. pressing the clutch does totally disengage and the rattle goes away. HTH no harm should come either way and it happens to all five speeds that I know of.
Mark
Jeep-Ne-Time is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Engine rattle on ignition justin102 TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 1 08-02-2009 03:27 PM
Engine Rattle Matador009 JK Wrangler Technical Forum 1 07-21-2009 06:44 PM
Rattle at back of engine blake989 YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 1 07-23-2007 12:21 AM
rattle when shutting engine off mrtolkien TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 2 06-24-2007 06:48 PM
Engine Rattle rbowling TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 17 01-03-2005 08:19 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome