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Engine My Pontiac Grand Am engine is knocking, as the car runs it quiets down, but when i apply gas it gets louder? What could it be?

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  • scourge221 Mar 23, 2009

    my 2003 pontiac grand am has been sitting in the garage since the last time i crashed it and this has been since 2007 nov. i recently took it out without checking the oil b/c i thought it would still be there because i havent been driving it. i found out a day or two ago that i had no oil at all and that i had been driving around with no oil period. ive put oil in since, however, now there is a loud knocking sound everytime i step on the gas. the harder i step, the louder the sound. if the car remains idle, the sound eventually quites down in a few seconds. hope this is somewhat cheap to fix.

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This is caused by a rod or main engine bearing, the engine will need to be torn down to repair the problem, did you run low on oil?

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