2002 Ford explorer: oil gauge kept fluctuating, knocking noise - checked oil and it was real low - put oil in and knocking went away - driving and grey smoke, oil splatter under hood, car shut off.

Asked by Aug 05, 2016 at 04:13 PM about the 2002 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

oil gauge kept fluctuating, knocking noise - checked oil and it was real low -
put oil in and knocking went away - driving and grey smoke, oil splatter under
hood, car shut off. what's going on

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22,870

Sounds like blown engine. Where is coming from under hood? Filler tube? Etc.

1,035

Dont you check your oil.

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