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Have 2008 Chevy Silverado with 134,000 miles, running great,

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Have 2008 Chevy Silverado with 134,000 miles, running great, changed to oil and immediately starting hearing a single knock. Sounds like push rod, but been told by mechanic the motors lower end is shot. Ideas?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Master Auto Tech. replied 10 months ago.
I'm sorry you are having problems with your vehicle. I will try to help.I'm a full time mechanic and have been a mechanic for over 20 yrs and I work part-time here on JustAnswer to help you and others repair their own vehicles, and I get credited by your ratings.. So before leaving the site make sure and leave me a rating. You can still reply to me as many times as neeed, even after the rating.. I will need for you to be my hands and eyes since I'm not there.First so I can assist you better, may I ask how long have you owned it?Thanks
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
2 weeks. 5.3
Expert:  Master Auto Tech. replied 10 months ago.
Does it have active fuel management? Where it kills a cylinder?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Haven't a clue.
Expert:  Master Auto Tech. replied 10 months ago.
What is the eighth digit of the vin? And as you drive down the highway and just cruise does the information center say anything about fuel management active 4cyl mode?I'm guessing not if your not sure.Let me know the vin as well
Expert:  Master Auto Tech. replied 10 months ago.
Also, how is the oil pressure? Does your truck have a pressure gauge in the dash?
I'm asking all these questions becouse they did have a problem with lifters but I'm just trying to figure if this is your problem or not. The more info I have the better I can assist.Thanks
Expert:  Master Auto Tech. replied 9 months ago.
Do you still need help with this question?Thanks
Expert:  GM Bob replied 9 months ago.

Hello my name is***** you still need help?

If so can you post your VIN#.

Also a video so I can hear the noise?