Car stalled in a flood now its starts with a.

Tiny
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  • 2001 FORD TAURUS
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Car stalled in a flood now its starts with a knocking sound. What could it be?
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Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 AT 4:43 PM

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Tiny
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Most likely a failed connecting rod inside the motor.

Did you change all the fluids?

Water is terminal for a motor from a flood.

Roy
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Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 AT 4:44 PM
Tiny
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Will changing all fluids help?
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Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 AT 5:26 PM
Tiny
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Not now, the damage is done.

Get it checked by a shop to confirm. I would not drive it with water in the crankcase.

Roy
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Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 AT 5:30 PM

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