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2008 Subaru Legacy Question: what is the best way to deal with heat shield noise?

 

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syrsweep, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Jamesville, NY, August 17, 2013, 18:15
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remove them or not?

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    pushrod August 18, 2013, 08:06
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    Have them fixed! Muffler shop is a good place to take it. Sure it's not cat. converter rattle? Any trouble codes, light on?

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    Hancox October 02, 2014, 18:08
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    Bang on heat shield while cold and listen for rattles. Use plumber's strap fastened around and tighten until noise is gone.

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