UNSEIZE MOTOR FROM WATER DAMAGE

  • Tiny
  • antoine bryant
  • 2003 Saturn Ion
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 83,678 miles

How do un unseize a motor from water damage. I took starter off and seize by turning fly wheel manuelly but once I put starter on it almost started but seized back up and now im have a hard time unseizing again

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Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 AT 5:47 PM

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  • Wrenchtech
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You really don't "un-seize" a motor. Even if you get it to turn, you have likely damaged the cylinders, rings or pistons.

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Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 AT 7:43 PM
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Whats next step

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Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 AT 8:30 PM
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Start looking for a new motor.

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Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 AT 8:33 PM

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