a rattle in engine like maybe a rod for 2 weeks tonight car stop running with tight strenuos squeal let cool off for 2 hours and was able to start it up and go home was at gas station not far but when it first happened would not let me restart it but after 2 hours was able to and rattle still there more and also muffleing would stop a short 3 to 5 sec and come back what could this be
noise in engine sounds like rattle on 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan
by proudeagle27 in Florissant, MO on May 30, 2012
ANSWER by PARTS GUY on May 31, 2012
My guess would be that you don't check your oil level at least once a week. Therefore you are now faced with replacing the engine.
this morning van suddenly vibrated and made a serious chain like rattle from under dash only lasted a minute and was gone was traveling on highway clear and dry ,traveling straight
When the engine is cold and its gets hot the rattling noise stop