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We have a 2009 ES Lancer, it is the base model and a manual.

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We have a 2009 ES Lancer, it is the base model and a manual. Recently the check oil light came on and the car started to make a rattling / knocking noise on idle, which gets very loud with acceleration. We are not driving the car. I it possible the oil pump has failed or needs replacing?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 3 months ago.

likely its the oil pump..but the crank and bearings need to be checked when its apart..low oil pressure can damage the internals quickly

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