car was low on oil, making NO unusal sounds, oil light going on and off. put oil in the car, asap, the car is making a loud grinding sound now and oil lite is still going on and off, what is going on

Asked by Jun 10, 2015 at 08:36 AM about the 2001 Ford Taurus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Sound,s like from running low on oil you have damage to the engine,

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Oil pump not pumping oil and the grinding is most likely a main , rod or cam bearing gone bad from not getting any oil.

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