My Jeep wrangler 3.8L V6 has a ticking noise while idling and it gets faster as the rpms go up. It started happening and I checked the engine oil and it was empty I filled it right up after.

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    Ok, so what is your question? – cano Aug 7 '17 at 3:19
  • i just want to know what the problem could be? – Eknoor Bajwa Aug 7 '17 at 3:47
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    Please edit your question to include the question you put in your comment. – Solar Mike Aug 7 '17 at 7:52
  • My JK did that, they all burn a bit of oil, it was valvetrain noise and if you don't keep an eye on your oil, that noise will come and go and ruin your engine. – Ted Pants Aug 17 '17 at 21:13

Ok, if you ran it without oil you can destroy your engine. From rod knock, to a seized up engine. Or if it was really low. You could have just had a lifter noise(tap noise). You either loss your oil by a leak or burning the oil internally or just plan lack of maintenance.

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