Vauxhall Corsa 1.0 - Rattling exhaust

Asked by Jul 17, 2015 at 09:10 AM about the 2003 Vauxhall Corsa

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My exhaust has started making a loud rattling noise when engine is running and the
car is stationary and when going round corners and travelling below 30mph. Above that
the noise seems to quieten considerably.
I've got it booked into the garage but just wanted an idea of what problems this may
mean and an idea of cost.
The car is a 2003.
The noise almost sounds like a metal ball rattling round a metal container.
It is very loud!

1 Answer

620

Most probably a heat shield from the catalytict convertor has rusted and is just hanging making a rattling noise. Have it re-tack welded on, or get a big worm style hose clamp to wrap around and hold it in place.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Vauxhall Corsa Questions

Vauxhall Corsa Experts

#1 Chris Garland
Chris Garland
Reputation 60
#2 James Mitchell
James Mitchell
Reputation 50
#3 Marina_328
Marina_328
Reputation 40
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Fiesta
220 Great Deals out of 7,715 vehicles starting at £490
Used Vauxhall Astra
236 Great Deals out of 5,108 vehicles starting at £595
Used Volkswagen Polo
91 Great Deals out of 2,542 vehicles starting at £490
Used Renault Clio
98 Great Deals out of 2,802 vehicles starting at £590
Used Volkswagen Golf
342 Great Deals out of 5,730 vehicles starting at £791
Used Ford Focus
260 Great Deals out of 7,095 vehicles starting at £690
Used Toyota Yaris
67 Great Deals out of 1,966 vehicles starting at £650
Used Seat Ibiza
70 Great Deals out of 1,413 vehicles starting at £699
Used MINI Mini
164 Great Deals out of 3,993 vehicles starting at £600
Used Nissan Micra
26 Great Deals out of 1,062 vehicles starting at £690
Used Ford Ka
32 Great Deals out of 992 vehicles starting at £790
Used Audi A3
230 Great Deals out of 3,637 vehicles starting at £999