What is typically the problem with a knocking noise inside of engine


Asked by JoeGar Apr 15, 2014 at 12:26 PM about the 1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This vehicle has a loud noise as you rev up engine

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You might have a rod knock. hopefully its not otherwise you will need a motor rebuild. goodluck

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Nick Eidemiller

Could be a number of things honestly, there is not one "most common" issue. Do you notice a lack in performance?

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