Only one previous owner and just bought it in February. The knocking does not stop and speeds up when car is accelerated. It just got an oil change and the noise slightly lessened. It's constant.
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2003 Kia Spectra Question: Started knocking even after an oil change and doesnt go away, suggest?
Answer #1G. T. Service Center (4188 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG November 04, 2013, 20:14Master
We can't hear the knock, It would only be a guess. Take it to a service center near you and ask them what it might be, then get a second opinion.
Replygoodguy, November 05, 2013, 06:14Master
it sounds like you could have a spun rod bearing but I agree with #1 and have someone qualified to listen to it
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (13428 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper November 05, 2013, 06:40Master
AGREE WITH BOTH#1 AND 2
Answer #3Prestige Auto Works (171 Answers) , Sacramento, CA - (916) 550-9579Prestige Auto Works November 05, 2013, 08:36Journeyman
Please confirm that the correct oil was used and that it is at the proper level. A technician may offer try an engine treatment. Be very clear on all the information for the vehicle so they can accurately diagnose your noise.