my f150 is knocking when i let it ilde when i give it gas it stops

Asked by Dec 11, 2014 at 09:41 PM about the 1997 Ford F-150 XLT Stepside SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my f150 knocks when its is idling but when I give it gas it stops. it started all of a once I change the oil in it and how much oil should I put in it?.  it is a 1997 xlt step side regular pickup...

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This sound, like a low end bottom knock,meaning one of your crank bearing,s is weak,and should take 5 quart,s to fill it,first thng to know when you change your own oil,is never crank it right up,pull the fuel relay,and turn it over a couple time,s,this pump,s the oil on to the crank and doe,s not crank it while it,s dry,i all way,s do it to my car,s and trucks, no matter if old or new,speedy lube dont even do this for you,but it is bad on any car to crank it,with out doing what i said.

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Sticky lifter/valve!? What kind/grade of oil did you use? Did you fill the filter with oil before you installed it? I hope you did. Check your dip stick for the proper oil level.

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