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Old 10-05-2009, 10:49 PM
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Originally Posted by JerrySpaeder View Post
The technician finally used a small camera to peek inside where he found metal fragments in the oil and a hole in the engine block. x!
Sorry to hear. Glad there is a warranty....

Personally my biggest concern would be that the technician at the dealer might not have extensive experience with these motors. The more complete a factory assembly they can get to replace 'in toto' the better off you may be...

Keep us posted


PS Assume you are in a loaner...might not need it, but it seems to make them work a bit faster...
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