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2000 saturn upper engine knocking

I drove my car for about 4 hours and then it started making a knocking noise in the upper part of the engine it only knocks on startup and then whenever i go above about 2000 rpm i checked the oil it was very dry but i had the oil done about 3 months ago i topped off the oil and the knocking noise is still there but it isnt as loud any idea what it might be??

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Noise is caused by lack of oil to lifters, or worn timeing chain. if noise is from lifters it should go away wit proper oil level, if still there needs timeing chain.

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