I have a horrible knocking sound coming from timing chain assembly area of motor on 2000 Nissan Maxima

My motor had become more engine noisy lately and now ive thrown a rod. Bad bearing? Can I fix with motor in car? Not sure its a thrown rod. Why does the noise seem to be at top front of motor?

by in Folsom, CA on September 10, 2013
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ANSWER by , September 10, 2013
seek diag and est to exactly what it is
COMMENT by , September 10, 2013
Ya thanks but I dont want to drive it or even start it again nor knowing...but thanks any way and no duh