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

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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.

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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

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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.

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