I hit a curb today and I didnt notice anything wrong with my car right away. Then while I was driving the check oil light came on and so I wemt and got oil and put it in my car. After that my car got very loud! And then the car battery came on and then the car died. I was able to start it again but it was running very loud and driving very slow.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta Question: Why is my car making an loud noise?!
Answer #1goodguy March 20, 2013, 01:00Master
it sounds like you have a blown engine ,does the noise sound like a knocking noise coming from engine?
ReplySpuck3314, March 20, 2013, 01:18Rookie
No. its clicking and rumbling very bad. It sounds like a motocross bike
Replypushrod, March 20, 2013, 06:06Master
Did you bend/break the exhaust pipe? Is this the first time oil light has come on? Oil pouring out from underneath?
Answer #2arturo08 March 20, 2013, 02:06Master
if your still losing oil, or drove for to long after oil light came on, u may have ran dry cylinder. this causes scoring which causes all sorts of noises and kills performance. not good. also could have damaged other internals. you need to get it to a shop so a tech. can inspect. it may seize up entirely.
ReplySpuck3314, March 20, 2013, 02:23Rookie
Ok! Thankyou! Im taking it in Thursday so till then im not going to drive it!
Replyarturo08, March 20, 2013, 02:38Master
carry lots of oil with you. check underneath for sign of leak. my advice is not to attempt drive at all, have tow.
ReplySpuck3314, March 20, 2013, 02:41Rookie
get it looked at asap and tow it there