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PostSubject: rattling noise   rattling noise EmptySun Jan 13, 2019 9:11 pm

Got new falken tires last week. Now, I'm hearing a rattling noise in the rear tires when driving. I checked the lug nuts and they are tight. Any ideas?
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PostSubject: Re: rattling noise   rattling noise EmptyMon Jan 14, 2019 8:49 am

nickwon wrote:
Got new falken tires last week. Now, I'm hearing a rattling noise in the rear tires when driving. I checked the lug nuts and they are tight. Any ideas?

Somebody drop a weight or something inside the tire and leave it? scratch

Did someone bump a backing plate and now it's contacting the rotor? Rear backing plates, especially on older cars, can make some pretty funny noises.
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PostSubject: Re: rattling noise   rattling noise EmptyMon Jan 14, 2019 2:32 pm

Take the tire off and shake it if you think something is inside the tire. Take it back to the shop that installed the tires.

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PostSubject: Re: rattling noise   rattling noise EmptyTue Jan 15, 2019 1:06 am

nickwon wrote:
Got new falken tires last week. Now, I'm hearing a rattling noise in the rear tires when driving. I checked the lug nuts and they are tight. Any ideas?

Sounds like a coincidence. A lose weight would quit rattling above a certain speed.

Check the bolts at the bottoms of the shocks.

Check the brake hoses, the e-brake cable, and the ABS wiring to the rear hubs to see if something became loose.

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PostSubject: Re: rattling noise   rattling noise EmptySun Jan 20, 2019 9:23 pm

Sorry for the late reply. I went to a repair shop and the mechanic told me that the bottom shock bolts are the ones causing the noise. Thanks guys for the help.
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PostSubject: Re: rattling noise   rattling noise EmptyWed Jan 23, 2019 8:59 pm

nickwon wrote:
Sorry for the late reply. I went to a repair shop and the mechanic told me that the bottom shock bolts are the ones causing the noise. Thanks guys for the help.

Boom. pirate You're welcome, of course.

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