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Engine Knock and loss of power

Posted by andre_media (My Page) on
Sun, Oct 6, 13 at 12:03

2001 Corrola wityh about 170K. Burns some oil, so we just put some in,, maybe two much. (3 quarts). After driving 20 minutes engine knock and power was going quickly.

It now starts right up, but has an engine knock and you get no power from gas pedal.

Did we blow the engine with too much oil? Can it be resolved by draining some oil.

Any help is appreciated
Thanks


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RE: Engine Knock and loss of power

Also to add. The sound is like shaking a can of spray paint. It is not a loung clanging. Thanks


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RE: Engine Knock and loss of power

Read the site. I found it by Googling this phrase >what happens with too much oil in the crankcase<

There are lots of hits. It's a better than even chance you have broken your engine. Don't start it again.

Here is a link that might be useful: Read This and Weep


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