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1998 Oldsmobile Regency Question: Can someone tell me whats wrong when i crank the car up it has a knocking noise

 

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liz25, Nashville, GA, November 16, 2012, 07:42
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also, when i push the gas the knocking noise gets worse.

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    larryinib November 16, 2012, 09:17
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    If it's a knocking noise, it may be a bent push rod. If it's a taping noise it could be a dry lifter. If it's a lifter try putting a quart of transmission fluid in the crankcase, it will clean the lifters & doesn't hurt the engine. It is a good upper lubricant

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    OIL GEEK November 16, 2012, 09:19
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    TIME TO CHANGE CAR

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