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Mar 27, 6:39pm - #136880 
if a car get hydrolocked

what exactly do you have to replace? is it everything, or just like the motor?

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Mar 27, 7:39pm - #136881 
well confused confused

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Mar 27, 8:12pm - #136882 
some times it can be saved, other wise idk only one way to find out...


















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Mar 27, 8:45pm - #136883 
Originally Posted by Peterkwon87
what exactly do you have to replace? is it everything, or just like the motor?

In most cases, your whole engine is toast.

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Mar 27, 10:02pm - #136884 
poop.. so you can't just buy a hydrolocked ccar and get it a new motor or whatever the things are called.. cylinders?

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Mar 28, 12:00am - #136885 
I don't know, I've seen people on boards who just changed the oil, and spark plugs, and the car worked fine. Others I've seen would have been better off misshifting

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Mar 28, 7:56am - #136886 
Actually it will be the rings on your pistons that go. When water enters the cylinders, it vaporizes causing steam, and it's that excess steam that raises the cylinder pressure like ten fold, so most likely you are gonna blow your rings.

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