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I have a 2001 chevy tahoe 5.3 and I took it to get an oil change drove home and everything was fine the truck sat for 2 days. I go to start it and the gauge on the dash says no oil pressure and it started making a extremely loud knocking sound, so I turned it off any ideas what it could be.
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Did you check the oil level yet?

Sounds like they didn't get the plug or filter tight and it drained the oil out.



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oil level was fine when I checked ill check again tomorrow and see if it dropped

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So the story is this:

Had oil changed
Drove home
Sat 2 days
Oil level is full
No oil pressure + knocking sound


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I'd call the people that did the oil change and have them tow it back to their shop to inspect it. Being that something is already knocking sounds like yer engine is toast due to lack of oil.


Possibly a collapsed oil filter. Did your oil pressure gauge read normal on the drive home?



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So the story is this:

Had oil changed
Drove home
Sat 2 days
Oil level is full
No oil pressure + knocking sound


Correct?

I'd call the people that did the oil change and have them tow it back to their shop to inspect it. Being that something is already knocking sounds like yer engine is toast due to lack of oil.

correct and oil pressure was fine on drive home I would rather try and fix it if I can to save time and hassel
Possibly a collapsed oil filter. Did your oil pressure gauge read normal on the drive home?
Correct and oil pressure was fine on drive home I would rather fix it than have to go thru the hassel of going thru the shop

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It's fixable. It sounds like you have a rod knocking probably due to a spun bearing.

But before fixing the knock you gotta figure out why you have no oil pressure. Something on the pick up tube screen, plugged/collapsed filter, too thin of oil, bad oil pump etc...

There are just so many variables that it could be it's hard to diagnose on such limited information without being there to see/hear it.



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It's fixable. It sounds like you have a rod knocking probably due to a spun bearing.

But before fixing the knock you gotta figure out why you have no oil pressure. Something on the pick up tube screen, plugged/collapsed filter, too thin of oil, bad oil pump etc...

There are just so many variables that it could be it's hard to diagnose on such limited information without being there to see/hear it.
its got 140,xxx miles what oil should I be running and ill replace the filter see if that does anything
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The oil of choice depends on climate. GM generally recommends 5-30. If you live in a really hot climate I'd run 10-30.



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about 60 should be warming up though
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North Cali doesn't really have any extreme temps AFAIK. I'd just run the 5-30 that GM suggests. Should say it right on the fill cap.



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