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While driving oil pressure droped. Started knocking.then quit.like it locked up.

Someone told us that this car has a automic shut down when the oil pump goes out.is this true

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No. That's why they put lights or gauges in the dash.

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Engine lock up


You lost oil pressure, either due to oil loss or oil pump failure. When this happens the crankshaft bearings lose lubrication, heat up, expand, and freeze, or seize the engine. This is called lockup. The Kia folks lied to you about the safety of driving in this condition, or they didn't understand your description of it. Loud knocking inside the engine calls for immediate shutdown to avoid catastrophic damage. You are now looking at at least and engine rebuild, if not a full replacement.

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ALTHOUGH MY DIPSTICK READS FINE, WHENEVER I PUSH ON THE BRAKES, MY OIL PRESSURE GOES DOWN TO 0 AND MY CHECK GAUSES LIGHT COMES ON


I would say that you are definitely low on oil pressure. The oil pump is usually located inside of the oil pan. Depending on what vehicle you have you might have to have the engine removed to access the oil pan to get to the oil pump. I know on a Cadillac Northstar engine you get 43 hours to do an oil pump.

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Low oil pressure


if you ran out of oil and you now can hear knocking sound comming from the engine then it time to get it checked by a mechanic

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98 Chevy Lumina engine wont turn over


Its time for another car Jerry.
The oil pressure light was telling you the engine was running on less than 10 psi of oil pressure, and the knock was a rod or main bearing.
Now that the engine has been run low on oil pressure for some time, one of the rod or main bearings is junk, and so is the engine.
By the time you replace the engine, even with a used one, you could take the same money and buy another car. Even if you took the engine apart and fixed the bad bearings, the rest of the engine parts are very weak from running without oil.

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Oil pressure droped to 0 , and than bonced up and down . loss power and the motor shut off . it started back up but no pressure or power


oil pumps are located in the oil pan area by dropping the oil [pan this shouls access the pump when you get the oil pump the parts outlet will bring up a diagram of your system get a copy

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1995 Ford Windstar Engine Knocking at startup. Driven 2800 miles since last oil/filter change. Oil level SAT, Coolant level SAT and no visible leakage. Engine completely rebuilt 2 years ago. Engine has...


No if the oil light has flickered you have oil pressure loss some time just belive the sensor do help us out. lifter do not cause oil pressure loss pressure is built in the rotation of the crankshaft. The knock under the plenum will point you to that cylinder that is affected, (main bearing) as for a 1995 the injectors can only cause a misfire but no knocking noise,will they honor the warranty

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06FORD F150 KNOCKING ENGINE


STOP DRIVING IT UNTIL YOU DETERMINE WHERE THE PROBLEM IS!

If the oil pressure dropped and then the knocking started very shortly after that, your engine is receiving NO lubrication or cooling from the circulation of the oil.
Your engine will seize and cost a ton more than it must if you continue to drive it.

What you are hearing is most likely rod bearings and the rattle comes when they no longer have a cushion of oil to keep the metal parts from hammering each other.

Either you have a catastrophic oil leak and have lost most of your oil or your oil pump has failed - the latter is very unusual in a truck only a couple of years old unless it is high mileage already - 100,000 miles/160,000 km or more.

If you are not famliar enough to know NOT to drive it, you won't be repairing that yourself either.

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