CAR STALLED IN A FLOOD NOW ITS STARTS WITH A ...

2001 Ford Taurus

Tiny

dav/m

January, 1, 2013 AT 4:43 PM

Car stalled in a flood now its starts with a knocking sound. What could it be?

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3 Answers

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

January, 1, 2013 AT 4:44 PM

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

Tiny

dav/m

January, 1, 2013 AT 5:26 PM

Will changing all fluids help?

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

January, 1, 2013 AT 5:30 PM

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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