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Toby Erkson -- http://www.icbm.org/ '72 VW Squareback Darksider, 5-speed, 2.0L, rag top '72 VW Squareback Lightsider, automatic, FI, sunroof, gas heater '95 VW Jetta ~ SCCA Solo 2 EP #3; '73 Porsche 914; '81 Honda Gold Wing Portland, Oregon
Daniel Baum wrote:
...It's a kind of rustling or rattling noise that starts when going up a steep hill at almost-full throttle in third (i.e. top) gear. If I lift off the throttle slightly it will stop. Also, downshifting will stop it altogether. Once it has started doing it, it will carry on doing it whenever I have use slightly higher than usual throttle - even on much less steep hills - until I stop the car. Again, downshifting will stop it. The engine doesn't seem to be running too hot...
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