The oil light is on and the engine sounds like a knocking noise, oil level is fine so what is the problem?

Asked by Oct 20, 2013 at 09:26 AM about the 1997 Ford F-150 STD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

oil light on engine knocking sounds like it is going to blow up

3 Answers

262,135

Your oil pump might not be working or you have an internal engine problem. Do not drive it anymore before you get it look at by a mechanic.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.
10,875

sounds like a oil pump to me as well the knocking noise is most likely the engine to dry to run so it starts to seize up from lack of lube

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
20,860

And have it towed to the mechanic of your choice. This is not a repair which can be performed on jack stands in the driveway, or shouldn't be.

Your Answer

F-150

Looking for a Used F-150 in your area?

CarGurus has 239,249 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $1,300.

ZIP:

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    9,280
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    4,630
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    3,260
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,237 Great Deals out of 71,119 listings starting at $1,750
Used Dodge Ram 1500
416 Great Deals out of 11,099 listings starting at $1,499
Used Toyota Tacoma
734 Great Deals out of 50,718 listings starting at $1
Used Ford Mustang
608 Great Deals out of 39,004 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-250
426 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
852 Great Deals out of 44,859 listings starting at $1,980
Used Ford Explorer
1,184 Great Deals out of 77,013 listings starting at $2,100

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford F-150 For Sale
117,579 listings starting at $17,079
2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
217 Great Deals out of 42,533 listings starting at $17,990
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
232 Great Deals out of 8,552 listings starting at $16,594
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
494 Great Deals out of 12,952 listings starting at $11,990
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
694 Great Deals out of 16,549 listings starting at $9,990

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.