Fiat 500 Creak from uner bonnet when changing gear and accelerating. Sounds like silencer baffles rattling, but new exhaust back box fitted.

2008 Fiat 500 Problem

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CarFiat 500
Year2008
OwnerPhillipH
Posted04/02/2013
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When accelerating and changing gear, there is a rattle similar to loose silencer baffles, but as this has been replaced reently, could it be the top engine mounting flexing under load, ie the engine torquing on its mountings.
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Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres

Leaks & Noises, Interior and Bodywork


Solution 1
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11971 | View Garage
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Could be as you suggest , might even be a heat shield rattle or another part of the exhaust not replaced .


Posted on Monday 4th of February 2013
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Solution 2
bustedknuckles | Driver | Since: Nov 2011 | Posts: 2 | Fixes: 1461 | View Garage
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Check it's not your catalyst heat shield that,s loose .


Posted on Tuesday 5th of February 2013
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