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Engine Knock???!!!

Hey guys my engine started knocking on me about two days ago it sounds like something in the bottom end. but when i give it a little gas the knock goes away and ill hear a little chirp noise what is it???
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you sure its coming from the bottom and not close to where the tranny mounts to it? what kinda of truck and how many miles?
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93 ranger xlt 3.0 v6 5spd with 123,400 miles
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have you changed the timing chain?
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the only thing i have done to the truck in the 4 months i have had it is change the oil and get tires rims and a frontend alignment
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could be the throwout bearing....


mine sounded like a rod knockin at idle and would squeal while driving

put in a new clutch kit and never heard it again
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do you guys think i should take it in and get it looked at or just put a clutch kit in it?
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Does the noise go away with the clutch in?
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no but when i let out on it is when i get the squeal and the knock is when it idles but when i get on it a lil bit it does both so idk wtf is up
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