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What could possible make my 2.0 motor in my Chrysler Sebring knock?

The top end o my motor is knocking.....I'm not sure were to start fixing it because i do not know what could possible cause the car motor to be knocking so i could really use some help here.

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That could be a number of things. So, I would start with the easiest first. You will want to isolate the sound/knock, it may be an exhaust issue/leak/broken manifold bolt, at the exhaust manifold(s) If you check engine light is on, you will want to have a diagnostic ran, which you can perform at just about any auto parts store for free. If the light is on, you may be looking at a faulty knock sensor, and that would be the easiest to fix. If the knock sensor is not the issue, then you may be looking at something a lot more serious, like a weak oil pump, worn out camshaft, bad lifter, or even bad valves.
I hope that you have found this information useful, and if I can be of further assistance, please let me know. Thank you for using fixya! Good luck!

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