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1998 isuzu rodeo: 4wd..v6 engine..oil change down and the oil was low.

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My 1998 Isuzue rodeo 4wd v6 engine is making a nocking noise. I had oil change down and the oil was low.I need Know why its making this noise?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 years ago.

hi

try to explain the knock....is it in top or bottem of the engine?did it do it before you canged the oil?

thanks

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
It sounds like its at the top of egine. No it did not make this noise before the oil change
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 years ago.

ok

if i were you i would change the pil flter...it may be calapsed on the inside...this is what to do first ..sinse it just started doing it after the oil change

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
what is a pil flter
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
what is a pil flterand where is located?
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 years ago.

sorry /i hit the wrong key.i ment oil filter..i would change it asap..to prevent engine damage

thanks

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Yhe oil filter was change
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 years ago.

i understand that

but you sid it did not knock before you changed the oil....the filter they installed may be bad..seen it happen many times...thats why i say change the filter first

thanks again

Customer: replied 8 years ago.

Auto mechnic think egine is going out

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 years ago.

how is the oil presure?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Its good it has about 168,0000 miles on it
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 years ago.

ok

since it sarted this right after you changed the oil...i would gamble on changing the $8 filter ..before anything else

thanks

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
But before I had tyhe oil chang I thik i had about 1/2 quart or less.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 years ago.

1/2 quart or even a quart low would not hurt the engine

thanks

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
well i try new filter I get my husband change it. Also we bought the car used and its is 98 with 168, 000 miles or more.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 years ago.

ok

this is something to try....it may or may not fix you...but i hope it does

thanks