rattling engine while accelerating

Asked by Mar 12, 2019 at 12:14 PM about the 2012 Nissan Versa 1.6 S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

hi,anyone ever had a problem while driving around 30-40mph and get a funny
rattling noise(cant say exactly where) but after pressing on the pedal it goes
away if you increase speed?? also get it when climbing a hill... i dont know if its
something to do with ignition plz can anyone advise ???

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Sounds like spark knock. The engine timing is probably way off due to a LARGE number of possibilities. Have a mechanic diagnose this; it's probably not a difficult fix.

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