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2002 mustang makes rattling sound when accelerating...

Car makes a rattling sound from the engine compartment when accelerating. I've put the car in park and neutral and revved the engine up and it doesn't make any sound. Doesn't feel like I am losing any power just a really loud rattle. 71,000 miles 2002 mustang v6 auto.

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    Jeff Youtsey May 21, 2014

    Ok it's 11 years old . If the clutch has never been replaced they do break, plus if it is a 5 speed,5.0 it also could be the thrust being witch is located in the block. The spline alines from it! It is made of brass so it goes bad. If you have an automatic tranny IT could be the tork converter! Anyway sounds like you need to pull the inspection plate(5 speed) or the tranny(auto) and do a complete visual! Need more info to know for sure! thanks and good luck.

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Possible bad motor mount(s) --only thumps or rattles when power is going to the wheels.

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