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Loud tapping noise in engine

I have a 1996 buick regal v6. recently it started aking a loud tapping noise from under the hood. it sounds like its on the passengers side. it gets louder as i accelerate and when i reach a speed over 45 mph my car starts to shake. what is weong and how much is this going to cost me... roughly?

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It sounds like you have a rod problem. If that is the case the engine will need to be taken apart to be fixed. Price varys from shop to shop but they can do a bunch of tests on it and tell you exactly what is wrong with it for about 80 to 100 dollars

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