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52 Toyota: a loud tapping noise in the engine..engine oil

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My 52 Toyota Avensis 1.8 VVTi suddenly developed a loud tapping noise in the engine area.
checked engine oil and found to be empty. Topped up engine oil but noise continues, What's the problem with the engine. Can it be repaired or it has to be replaced altogether.
Please advise urgent.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Toyotapro replied 7 years ago.

Thank you for using just answer.

Can you clarify the YEAR of the car please?

Is this the 1zz-fe engine?