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Did changing the oil cause your light to go on? You didn't say if the noise started all at once or if it has gotten louder over time.
Typically a knock not related to predetonation ("pinging") will typically come from the connection at the crankshaft to the piston connecting rod. A slapping sound may occur if the connecting rod pin is sloppy or part of a piston skirt is damaged. I had a 98 Durango but can't remember if you have hydraulic lifters. A bad lifter can also emit a knock. If you have more of a clatter check the rocker arms. It's also possible a pushrod is bent. Use a mechanics stethescope or metal rod and try to isolate the noise source. The precise location of the knocking will improve you odds of solving the problem.
Hi there? check the oil level. if there is no oil in the engine, it will make it nock especially at the top end.
If the oil level is ok then start the car and remove the oil top up lead and check if there's any oil coming up to the top of the engine. it should pray oil out of the hole. good luck..
It all depends how loud the knock is. A tapping valve can be caused by low oil level, or dirty oil. Topping up or changing oil will solve the problem. A really loud valve tapping is abnormal. Cars sometimes make what you call a spark knock when accelerating hard. Extremely loud knock coming from deep within the engine is a bad sign, which means the engine has failed. Further examination would reveal metallic residue on the dipstick.
It sounds like you may have some sludge in your oil. When the engine is cold the oil is thicker and takes a while for the oil pump to pump it through the engine. The next time you change the oil. Do an engine oil flush first to clean the inside of the engine and ports. If this does not work you might have to have the oil pump checked. There is no need to worry as long as you have oil pressure and the knocking stops. I hope this helps. Don't forget to rate this answer.
hello it sounds like you oil pump is not supply enough oil from what your explaining it sounds like a connecting rod knock wich you will usually here under stress load with engine increase check your oil level on the car try to increase idle while holding your brake in gear then do the same in nuetral does the noise sound the same if it does you should have a compression test on each cylinder to rule out each cylinder goodluck