Car Engine Knocking Noise Spring Valley NY

Have you been hearing a knocking noise coming from your car engine in Spring Valley? Not sure what the problem could be? Get some advice from the Honest Mechanic right here in this article.

Local Companies

Al's Tire Shop
(973) 278-1730
85 Marshall Street
Paterson, NJ
CODI & Sons Tire & Auto Service
(845) 623-0081
9 Seeger Drive
Nanuet, NY
Firestone Complete Auto Care
(201) 487-7023
541 River Street
Hackensack, NJ
AAMCO Transmissions
(347) 542-8923
1027 E Gun Hill Road
Bronx, NY
Safelite Auto Glass
(888) 820-2558
17 Greenbush Rd
Orangeburg, NY
Accurate Auto Care
(973) 831-6121
1185 Ringwood Avenue
Pompton Lakes, NJ
C & R Wheel Alignment Brakes
(973) 831-4481
2252 Hamburg Tpke
Wayne, NJ
Jim Desbiens Automotive Repair
(201) 460-8864
395 Paterson Avenue
East Rutherford, NJ
RJT Motorist Service
(914) 288-5630
101 Westmoreland Avenue
White Plains, NY
Safelite Auto Glass
(888) 820-2558
747 N State Rt 17
Paramus, NJ

Provided by:

Reader Question

I have a 1999 Saturn Sc2 Coupe. Ive had it for about a year and it has been running great but then I accidentally let it run low on oil and it started making a noise. I took it to get an oil change, they did everything, and the next week the engine started making a knocking noise.

I took it back to the oil shop and they said it sounded like an internal problem with my engine. It only makes the quick knocking sounds when I'm giving it gas. and more towards higher rpms.
What do you think?

Sam

Hey there Sam

When an engine runs low on oil or has an internal engine problem it can make a knocking noise. The noise can get louder when the engine RPM's are higher. I would NOT
continue to drive this engine until you get a second opinion.

Make sure you visit a repair shop that is capable of doing internal engine rebuilding or replacing the engine altogether. This can be a BIG job,and you don't want to get a shop that is not competent in this repair.

Blessings,

Austin C. Davis

Reader Follow Up

Thanks for your opinion. so i was driving to a shop and it made a really loud knock and so i pulled over, got it towed to the shop and they said the worst. new engine, $2800, and everything.

So I talked to some friends and one of my buddies has rebuilt an engine before. with the right tools and a manual for the engine and everything, do you think it is advisable to rebuild it ourselves or pay someone else a bunch to do it?

The shop I took it to said it was the whole cylinder that needs replacing which means the whole engine block right? if its just the piston its a lot easier to replace?
Sam

To read the full article, visit Myhonestmechanic.com
Related Articles
- Car Engine Dies Randomly Spring Valley NY
In this Q&A a car owner asks the Honest Mechanic what to do about a car engine that randomly dies. If your car’s engine is constantly dying this information could help you. Get informed and get on your way to fixing whatever is wrong with your engine.
- Automatic Transmission Slipping Spring Valley NY
- Car Engine Just Cranks Spring Valley NY
- Car Engine Low On Oil Spring Valley NY
- Car Engine Does Not Start Spring Valley NY
- Car Engine Malfunction Spring Valley NY
- Car Engine Died Spring Valley NY
- Car Engine Dies While Driving Spring Valley NY
- Car Engine Misfires Spring Valley NY
- Car Engine Dies Spring Valley NY