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98 f150 4.2 110.000 miles went to start up engine started clacking and smoking out exhaust

I started having problems a week ago engine started clacking until oil pump started to work it took a few min. used truck fri night same thing but oil pump seemed to work faster stopped car started back up ran ok sat all weekend went to go to work mon morn went to start engine started clicking crazy and smoke coming out exhaust shut engine dont know what kind of damage happened

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    My waterpump went out in my van. Wouldnt start after that. Was no water in the oil or smoke blowing out. Would a weap hole in the water pump cause this?

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The intakes go bad on these engines....... they leak coolant in the cylinders and cause a hydro lock that causes the rods to bend making the piston skirt hit the crank......" clicking noise" theres a law suit in progress for this issue......... you can find info on the internet

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