Question Asked: Engine knocking noise worsens with acceleration
February 18, 2011, 12:53 PM
I have a '98 VW Beetle TDI manual that is making a loud knocking noise. The noise seems to get louder with acceleration. When I shift gears and the engine winds down the noise continues. I did an oil change on the car and found metal shavings in the oil pan. Someone told me that I would need to replace the motor. Is it possible to repair the problem and not have to get a new motor? Any suggestions would be GREATLY appreciated.