WEIRD KNOCKING NOISE

  • Tiny
  • cutehellraiser
  • Buick Park Avenue

I have a 92 park avenue its got approx 350,000 kms on it. I recently hit the dicth with the car. A few days after hitting the ditch, the motor started a really loud knocking noise. It only knocks when its idling and stops when u rev up. What could be wrong?

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Wednesday, March 21st, 2007 AT 1:03 PM

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  • bootdog
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Before assuming it's an internal engine knock, check all the pulleys for play, (including the water pump). A bad bearing, (i.E. Water pump), can make a knocking noise which the sound will amplify through the engine.

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Wednesday, March 21st, 2007 AT 4:45 PM

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