Have a 1996 GTI has 231,000 miles on and there is a nock when it runs what could it be?

Tiny
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  • 1996 VOLKSWAGEN GTI
  • 230,000 MILES
It hasn't been doing all the time but there is a nock
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Monday, December 12th, 2011 AT 5:12 PM

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Tiny
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What weight oil? Does it do it hot or cold? Does it get louder on rev/acceleration? Can you hear it at idle?
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Monday, December 12th, 2011 AT 5:22 PM
Tiny
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Runs normal not or cold don't know what weight oil is used. It only sounds like a rod knocking at idale and low speeds.
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Monday, December 12th, 2011 AT 7:38 PM
Tiny
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Idle means lower oil pressure. Do you have a gauge? Or get the pressure tested. Enough miles for worn parts. If it does not increase in loudness with load/rpm then not likely a rod bearing.
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Monday, December 12th, 2011 AT 9:36 PM

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