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1997 strange noise

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  1. Bob Dobbs

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    1997 wagon made a pop sound and then the knocking sound in the video. Pulled off the road and car dies. Can start it back up and it makes the sound AMD dies out. Any ideas?

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    It could be the dreaded valve seat drop. Do a compression test.
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    Like said above do compression test
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