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VT rattling sound from engine (Video inside)

M.J

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started hearing this slight rattling noise from my engine the other day. only happens in gear not in park/nuet. any ideas on whats wrong?

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Bump, anyone have any ideas?
 

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To me sounds like a pulley

Could be a fraying belt also, splash some water on the belt whilst running, if it disappears then its pulley or belt.

More inclined for a pulley.
 

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I had that in my VT, pretty sure it was something in the trans itself, it happened after someone took my trans cooler out and didn't tell me so all my trans fluid came out lol. Kind of hard to tell exactly from the video but it sounds very similar. I drove with it for 6 months with no problems, then car got stolen so don't know how much longer it was gonna last
 

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just buy a v8 lol
Some of the idler pulleys have bearings in them. I couldn't pin point it myself so i took it to my mehcanic who fixed it. One pulley was a straight replace and i'm pretty sure one or two have bearings. I also got the harmonic balancer replaced at the same time. Not a peep since.
 

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it happened to my vt wagon and it was the harmonic balancer the rubber was stuffed but it sounded like a bearing rattling
 

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it happened to my vt wagon and it was the harmonic balancer the rubber was stuffed but it sounded like a bearing rattling
Might have to take mine in to a mechanic then. Is it bad to continue driving it like this if it is the ballancer?
 

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i had this issue 2 months ago, replaced idler pulley, all good about $45 from repco
 
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