Question about 2000 Kia Sephia
If you can be more specific about the engine knock it might be helpful. I am assuming this knock happens after the engine warms up and can be heard while the engine is under a load. If it is a strong knock sound then it would be a crank shaft bearing. You may want to check the oil. Check for level and condition. If there are water droplets on the dip stick or anti-freeze in the oil, or oil in the anti-freeze, you could have a bad head-gasket. Redused oil pressure, pressure testing the cooling system, doing a cylinder compression test, could help in figuring it out. Also it is possible that it could be piston slap or the fly wheel is hitting inside the bell housing.
Posted on Jun 04, 2009
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