AT 55 CAR MAKES A ZIZZING NOISE SHUTS DOWN

  • Tiny
  • kountryfried
  • 1999 Dodge Intrepid
  • 97,378 miles

Turns over about every 4 turns it wants to free spin a little also water in oil didnt run hot Was running perfectly just died. Checked oil and water day before everything was great

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Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 AT 12:31 AM

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  • DrCranknWrench
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You have a either a bad intake gasket, a blown head gasket or at worst a crack in the head and/or engine block.
This comes from anti-freeze not being changed and freezing in the coolant system and blowing out or cracking a part. There are a few other reasons, but this is the most common.
Anti-freeze is leaking into the combustion chamber from a passage in the head that coolant runs through. So, you can replace the head gaskets but be sure that this is the only issue as the heads can be warped or cracked as well.

Here is a link that is a diagnsotic wlakthrough and will help you through the entire process in depth.

Here is the link;

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/white-smoke-or-steam-coming-from-the-exhaust-pipe

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