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NO OIL IN ENGINE DUE TO FAULTY OIL LIGHT TAPPING NOISE COMMING FROM ENGINE PULLED OVER PUT 3 LITRES OF OIL IN ENGINE ...DROVE TO NEAREST SERVIES ..CAR

2001 Ford Focus • 98,000 miles

No oil in engine due to faulty oil light tapping noise comming from engine pulled over put 3 litres of oil in engine. Drove to nearest servies. Car had loss of power and tapping noise continued. Returned home on a flat bed lorry. Been sat for a day. Do we try car to see if theres permanent damage to engine?

car is a automatic ford focus 1.6
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Jaff039
August 7, 2012.



You need to start the engine to test. If noise is from bottom of engine, you would need to remove the oil sump to check the conrod bearings.

KHLow2008
Aug 7, 2012.