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How you going I unfortunately drove without oil and now

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How you going I unfortunately drove without oil and now there is a bad ticking I've tried to stop it and haven't work ?
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: The top of the engine, and it happened yesterday morning
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2003 Mazda 6 classic
JA: Are you fixing your Mazda2 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Mazda 6* and yes I put oil in after I drove it for some time and this morning I out oil/engine cleaner in and then drained that and filled it again with new oil,
JA: What year is your '03 Mazda2?
Customer: It's a 2003 Mazda 6
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 9 months ago.

Hi Anthony,

Was there no oil on the dipstick?

Did the oil pressure warning light come on?

Is this noise a single ticking or multiple ticking or a knocking noise?


Expert:  Gary replied 9 months ago.

Hi Anthony,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards


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