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Q: Can someone tell me whats wrong when i crank the car up it has a knocking noise on 1998 Oldsmobile Regency

also, when i push the gas the knocking noise gets worse.
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If it's a knocking noise, it may be a bent push rod. If it's a taping noise it could be a dry lifter. If it's a lifter try putting a quart of transmission fluid in the crankcase, it will clean the lifters & doesn't hurt the engine. It is a good upper lubricant
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