KNOCK IN THE REAR LEFT OF THE ENGINE

  • Tiny
  • redneckchevy
  • 1980 Chevrolet Silverado
  • 150,000 miles

I ran out of oil in my 1980 chevy 350 and now have a knock in the rear left of the engine I put oil and didn't go away Single cab 4x4

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 AT 12:38 AM

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  • rivermikerat
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  • 6,118 posts

Running out of oil is a bad thing. It causes things inside the engine to break. My guess is you flattened a cam lobe, or messed up a lifter, or spun a bearing.

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Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 AT 12:40 AM

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