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Engine leaking my 2000 kia sophia is leaking oil and coolent and is currently not starting its also making a loud banging noise when it does start... is this a thrown rod?

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    I have to keeping giving gas while it warms up loud push rod noise or not sure


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WHOOPS this does sound expensive and i suspect your suspisions are correct ? have you felt the sides of engine block around the areas just below cyl head for hole/ cracks or even a piece of con rod ?

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