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DODGE INTREPID PISTON PROBLEM

2001 Dodge Intrepid

Engine Mechanical problem
2001 Dodge Intrepid 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

why is my car knocking
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Carneiro1964
September 19, 2009.




If the connecting rod on the piston(s) is loosening up because of a bearing and oil pressure problem it sounds like a knocking sound. And low octane fuel causes the piston to hit the cylinder and make a knocking sound. They call that pre-ignition or fuel pinging and knocking. Sometimes it is hard to tell them apart. If its running too hot it will pre-ignite the fuel also.

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Ch112063
Sep 21, 2009.


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