If a car has metal shavings in the oil pan what is most likely the cause of the shavings? Could it be that the rod bearings are shot because of lack of lubrication? If the car has low miles (ie sub 10K and this is happening, what is most likely the culprit? Is it possible that the cylinder walls were gouged and lashed?
If you found a lot of metal shavings in your oil pan what would you think it was?
Symptoms include a clanking on a cold start and a loud tapping sound from 2.5K rpms through 4K rpms.