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I just had my timing belt, spark plugs, ignition wire and oil changed today on my 2000 Mitsubishi mirage (1.8 L with 93,700 miles) and now I notice a rattling noise when I accelerate. Could this have anything to do with the repairs or is this a new problem? I'm planning a trip next weekend and I don't want to have any problems on the highway.

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Depending upon the cause of the rattle, it may or may not be serious. In your place I'd take it back where the work was done prior to any trip.
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Thank's I plan to do that. I just wanted to have an idea of what the problem could be when I talk to the mechanic.
 

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The rattle could actually be pinging from advanced timing or a loose bracket that was not retightened. A sound can't be accurately diagnosed off site.
 

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haha did my timing belt and headgasket in one days work then noticed a rattling noise and then realised i had only hand tightened the cam pullry nut by hand! could have been disaster
 
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