Originally posted by TJC:
The tech guy who drove my car didn't think it was the heat shield. He said the engine was SPARK KNOCKING???? But it's true the noise makes more of a rattling sound than anything. I've tried leaving the car in ECT mode for a couple days to see if that helps..... no dice! The dealer called me today and said they were going to try and get a regional (south) tech rep to come out and investigate the problem. BTW this problem started happening at approx. 4,000 miles.