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My 2002 Cavalier's engine started really knocking tonight, so I had it towed to the shop. It has 130,000 miles on it. Am I looking at needing a new engine?

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  • sandy43935 May 04, 2010

    It started as kind of a ticking, sort of, but then sounded more like a metallic knock that was louder on acceleration or when I shifted gears (it's a 5 speed)

  • sandy43935 May 04, 2010

    It's kind of a metallic sounding knock.

  • sandy43935 May 04, 2010

    It's kind of a metallic sounding knock.

  • bkdyck May 11, 2010

    It's really hard to say. First thing that should be checked is Oil level to make sure its up and then Antifreeze level to make sure it didn't over heat,both of which could both cause a bad knock..when you say Really knocking it doesn't sound good as minor problems don't Really knock. Let the mechanic look it over and see what he say's.If you don't like his opinion always be ready to seek another..

  • Drew May 11, 2010

    Is it a ticking sound or a loud deep knock?

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Yes it a rod ,or a bolt backed out on the flywheel

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