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Oil light flashing/engine knocking

Engine knocking loud when starting,then when running its quiet until you step on the gas/tried an oil change-it helped at first but the noise is still there but not as loud/is the oil pump finshed or does it need to be cleaned/no oil change for 20000 klm/only 120000 klm on engine

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    allinbilly May 11, 2010

    I would try some Lucas oil treatment to TRY and get rid of the noise, I think the engine is pretty much going bad. It might be cheaper to get a used engine.

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You are abouot to lose the motor,,,,you have a rod knocking when you start it up and an oil pump wont help it been there done that all it does it make it worse

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