Why is my 2007 GMC Sierra making a noise like someone tapping on an empty vegetable can...sounds like it's coming from underneath the motor

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Asked by Mar 26, 2015 at 02:34 PM about the 2007 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE1 Ext. Cab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I have a 2007 GMC Sierra 1500, I bought it brand new. I was driving home from work and a tapping sound started, it sounded like something was wrapped around my drive shaft. The service stabilatrack warning light came on, I drove about 10 miles and I heard a loud bang, and the truck powered down. I got it toad to my mechanic and he told me my engine seized up. It has 73,000 miles and I have all maintenance done at the dealer according to their schedule. My guy said the 5.3 engine in the 007-09 are not strong at all.

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The problem was a lifter that was eat up by something or just faulty....changed it and now runs great

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