98 grand cherokee laredo is making a knocking noise dont know what it is, maybe a head gasket? cost?

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Asked by Sep 06, 2009 at 03:12 PM about the 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I pulled into my driveway this morning, my engine started making a knocking noise. tThe oil pressur was very low (way below the add line). I added 2 quarts of oil and it is now in the safe zone. I started the engine, and it is still making the noise. My Aunt says it may be a "blown head" and my dad says it may be about to "throw a rod". What is it? How hard would it be to fix? How much should it cost?

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ummmm it depends ummm iv got the 318 5.2 v8 ummm you could try the oil pump ummm if not i think its prolly bout to throw a rod it can get expensive but idrecomend keeping the jeep its worth it it also depends how many miles its go on it mines got 409,000miles on it it mite be the main engin barings

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