Q: Knocking sound since oil change at Walmart.

asked by on

2001 Chrysler Town an Country, 3.8. A week after I got an oil change, it started knocking which speeds up with acceleration. As I drove it to park it, it stopped. Then, a mile later, it started again, then stopped right before I parked it. What could it be?

My car has 1850000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. Check the engine oil level. The engine is knocking for it does not have enough oil or it has the wrong oil. Some service locations have had issues in servicing vehicle’s but not putting oil in the engine’s causing the engine’s to knock. If the engine seizes up and there is no oil on the dipstick, then I recommend contacting the service location about the situation.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Knocking sound since oil change at Walmart.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: what is an good oil change interval to stick with this car

Toyota recommends changing the engine oil and filter on the 1999 4 cylinder Camry every 12,000 kilometers. Changing the oil, and performing other maintenance, using a mobile service such as YourMechanic, can save you a lot of money. If you...

Q: no power to fuel sending unit in tank

The fuel pump relay in the engine relay box powers the fuel pump to run, but the fuel pump relay is turned on and off by the engine control module on pin 19 brn/wt wire grounding the circuit. You will...

Q: I was driving and my car made a weird noise and white smoke started coming out the engine and when I turn on the car it shakes rea

Once the car engine is completely cool, I would check the coolant level in the radiator and the reserve tank. If the level is low, you may have had a sudden leak of coolant. In that scenario, the white smoke...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...