After driving through water now car will not start up

Tiny
KENDRA67
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  • 2004 OLDSMOBILE ALERO
  • 170,009 MILES
Drove through water during storm water entered into my intake valve now my car will not start up. It was making a noise at first like the starter was gone. So I got dat vut that still wasn't the problem. I also put in another battery. Now its making a noise like it wants to start but its not. What's is the problem?
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Saturday, May 25th, 2013 AT 12:55 PM

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Tiny
DOCFIXIT
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Motor was hydrolocked and most likely internal damage has occured. Remove pluges see if it will crank and expell water also change oil. If no internal damage when reinstall plugs it may start. If not call insurance agent and claim under compensation
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Saturday, May 25th, 2013 AT 1:00 PM
Tiny
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Ok I will try that. So you don't think nothing major wrong with the car
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Saturday, May 25th, 2013 AT 1:11 PM
Tiny
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Started by stating MOST LIKELY internal damage has occured but there is always a chance it didnot
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Saturday, May 25th, 2013 AT 1:29 PM
Tiny
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Ok thank you
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Saturday, May 25th, 2013 AT 2:53 PM
Tiny
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What happened?
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Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 AT 8:31 AM

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