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Old 10-06-2009, 06:54 AM
Funf Dreisig Funf Dreisig is offline
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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.....
Sorry to hear about your loss and hope it all gets fixed ASAP.

BTW in most engines, there are very few square inches of 'engine block' that you could punch a hole through without spilling coolant or oil or both. And about the only moving part with enough mass and velocity to punch a hole in the "block" would be a rod, rod bolt or rod cap. In all cases this is seriously bad news. Either this was a material failure, assembly error or the engine had been run way too low on oil.

I agree with the others and would demand a full engine replacement.

Funf Dreisig

Last edited by Funf Dreisig; 10-06-2009 at 08:00 AM.
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