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Oil light turned on once in a while, then the engine was started with knocking, eventually, engine won't start. Please help!

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  • mdcliff Jan 03, 2011

    Did you ever check the oil level to see if it was low? If it started knocking, I'd assume bearing damage due to lack of sufficient lubrication. If it got tot he point it won't start you may now have collateral damage besides just the engine bearings.

    Ask friends or relatives for recommendation of a good mechanic to check out further, but don't be surprised if a engine rebuild is required.

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Model? year? engine? .......your engine is toasted. inadequate maintenance with the incorrect engine oil. BMW engines use very specific motor oils. The oil light was a BIG sign that there were problems and should have been addressed ASAP.

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