2000 Isuzu Amigo 2000 Amigo engine problems

Tiny
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  • 2000 ISUZU AMIGO
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 42,000 MILES
I have a 2000 Isuzu Amigo with a knocking noise in the engine. It only has 42000 miles on it. It started about a week ago so I checked the oil and it was low so I added oil but over filled it mistake the noise did go away for a day or two but returned so I took it my shop at first they said they could flush the oil system out and see what happens an hour later they are tellin me I need a new engine By the way the check engine light just came on yesterday and the car is still drivable. My question is do you think I can just repair this engine or do I have to get a new one. Thank you for any help you can give me
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Monday, June 1st, 2009 AT 8:09 AM

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Tiny
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Engine knock is usually a main/rod bearing issue. If car was run low on oil, then engine will have to be rebuild, buy a remufactured engine, or get a used one from a junk yard.
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Monday, June 1st, 2009 AT 8:32 AM

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