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Foretrax engine knock

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I have a 1999 ForeTrax 450 ES. Last winter I had it on the ice and reving it kind of high. It shut down and when I checked the oil it was really low. It runs, but now it has an engine knock/ping. What damage do you suppose I inflicted on it ?
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Well it seems to be more of a ticking/pinging kind of sound. Reminds me of a rattling heat sheild type noise. Consistent with engine rpms and revs.
loose valves or worn timming chain.
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