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97 dodge intrepid. motor is thunking when its running and in gear

When i turn my dodge intrepid on it makes a thunking noise. when i put it in gear it does the same thing. when i drive it the thunking gets louder and faster. it doesnt pick up speed that well (loss of horsepower). and im thinking it might be a piston or the crankshaft. i havent oiled it in a while but as soon as i herd the thunking i did right away but i think its to late.

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Sounds like you already know what is wrong with it. It most likely needs a motor, or a rebuild.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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