In Reply to: Motor rattles when first started posted by SPM3 on August 23, 2000 at 19:51:36:
I have the same problem but after following advice from this page it never does it anymore.
Its very simple......when you come to a stop, put your handbrake on, take it out of gear, leave your foot on the clutch and turn off the engine.
I don't really know why it works but it does!!
Give it a go.