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How safe is it to drive long distance with the engine knocking

Another questtion as i stated that the engine is knocking, how safe is it to drive over long distance say about 50miles and back with the enegine knocking and can i put some kind engine additive that would stop the knocking?

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No additives are ever needed in any vehicle,
nor will they fix any mechanical problems

I would stop using it & have the issues, at
least diagnosed, to get a basis of where your at

Posted on Dec 08, 2012

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    Kay Peck Dec 09, 2012

    I was told that i would need to rebuild the engine and that i could drive the car long distance say over 50 ,miles so how much will all this cost and is it neccessary to rebuild the enegine.would it be a problem if Idrive the car over a distance of 50 miles

  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2012

    No one on the internet or over the phone can tell you if you should rebuild the motor,that is your choice & how you go about it & prices,that is up to you an what ever mechant you deal with For me personally I think the car is getting a little old to spend more than it may be worth to restore it to working order

  • Kay Peck
    Kay Peck Dec 09, 2012

    thank u for ur help i really apperciate it. I guess i will just do the best i can because i am disable and on a fix income. so i am trying to sell the car for 2000 do u think that a reasonable saleing price the car is drivable but dont know how long it will be, it not leaking as bad only just a couple of drops sense i put in the bar's leak rear main repair.

  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2012

    Go to Edmonds or Kelly Blue Book on internet & they have charts where you put in your car & mileage condition etc & will tell you a price

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