What's this weird rattling sound?
December 25, 2010 9:24 PM Subscribe
AutoFilter: My '06 Corolla is making these weird rattling/grinding noises
(recorded today for your listening pleasure). Muffler problem, maybe?
posted by AAAAAThatsFiveAs to Travel & Transportation (17 answers total)
This problem started within the past month or so, when it got cold enough to snow.
On good days, the rattling will go away after letting the car warm up for about five minutes or so and driving normally. Other days, the car will persistently make those loud, creaky groans the whole 10-15 minutes it takes me to drive home.
The car doesn't handle any differently, vibrate, or otherwise seem affected when it rattles.
What do you think, MeFites? Is this just a regular car-being-cold thing that I'm unused to, a muffler problem, or perhaps something more insidious...?
Thanks for your input/expertise!