HELP!! FORD IS DEING on 2001 Ford Ranger

MY 2001 FORD RANGR XLT HAS BEEN ACTING UP LATLY AT FIRST I THOUGHT THE OIL BUT PUT OIL IN IN TODAY AS I WAS PULLING IN TO MY SCHOOLS PARKING LOT IT JUST SHUT OFF ON ME I HAV A BRAND NEW BATTERY IN IT NOW I HAVE A REALLY LOUD RATTLING NOISE THAT SOUNDS LIKE THE FAN BUT COULD BE THE ENGINE. I HAVE NO CLUE WHAT COULD BE THE PROBLEM I HAVE BEEN UNDER NEATH THE HOOD. WHEN I ACCELERATE IT KINDA SOUNDS LIKE A GO KART MOTOR ITS REALLY LOUD PLEASE HELP I HAVE NO MONEY OR IDEA WHAT COULD POSSIBLY BE WRONG

by in North Port, FL on March 05, 2013
2 answers
ANSWER by , March 05, 2013
How low did it get on oil? How much did you put in it? What engine?
ANSWER by , March 06, 2013
sounds like you toasted it. as wetry asks how low was oil