I RECENTLY JUST PURCHASED A 2002 DODGE DURANGO AND IT KNOCKING HARD WHAT CAN IT BE?

Asked by May 09, 2016 at 11:15 AM about the 2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I JUST RECENTLY PURCHASED USED A 2002 DURANGO, WHEN WE GOT IT, MOTOR SOUNDED FINE,  AFTER DRIVING IT, IT DEVELOPED A LOUD TIC/KNOCKING ON THE TOP OF THE MOTOR WHAT CAN IT BE?

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it could very easily be a rocker arm that has popped off they do that on very rare occasions i have seen this on multiple versions of the magnum series engines and are easily put back into place with the right tool. The other option could be a collapsed hydraulic lifter which can also be replaced, generally if its the top end on these motors its not something serious.

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