Q: my motor is knocking and smoking

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my motor is knocking and smoking

Hi Corey. Thank you for contacting us today. If your engine is smoking and knocking, it’s likely that there is rather excessive engine damage or extremely low oil level. The first thing I would recommend is checking the oil level on your car, because knocking is typically caused by lack of oil pressure. If the oil level is fine, you probably have serious engine damage, either damaged cylinder head components or a piston or two that is damaged. You might want to have a professional mechanic complete an onsite inspection to determine what the best course of action would be to either repair this problem or scrap the vehicle.

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