Car ran out of oil, now it won't start

Asked by Mar 18, 2017 at 02:20 PM about the 1997 Subaru Legacy

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I forgot to change the oil, now my car makes a
knocking like sound but won't start! Turns out, there
was no more oil left! Help?

2 Answers

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You ruined your engine! Try putting oil in it but I am pretty sure it is too late.

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Uggggghhh! Knew it!! Know any place I can get an affordable engine?

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