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engine cover... #151667 Apr 11, 12:36pm Apr 11, 12:36pm
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engine cover...
well last night my engine cover came off. It was half way broke for a while, and while i was driving last night i heard that nasty grinding sound. I stopped and when i looked under my car i saw that my engine cover came almost all the way off. so i just pushed it off completely. Is that bad not having the cover on? could it mess up my car? does anyone here do not have thiers on?


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Re: engine cover... [Re: lilchief] #151668 Apr 11, 12:38pm Apr 11, 12:38pm
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over time it will fade your paint on the Hood b/c of the heat.

Re: engine cover... [Re: lilchief] #151669 Apr 11, 12:52pm Apr 11, 12:52pm
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i am talking about the engine cover gaurd the big one that goes down on the buttom


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Re: engine cover... [Re: lilchief] #151670 Apr 11, 1:01pm Apr 11, 1:01pm
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That's what I thought you were talking about. Mine also is off, but hanging. Thank God it isn't scraping anymore. My car is going to Toyota Tuesday for other reasons and they are going to fix it. I'm sure those plastic pieces are there for a reason that's why I didn't remove mine.

Re: engine cover... [Re: lilchief] #151671 Apr 11, 11:25pm Apr 11, 11:25pm
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same here.. mine i just used zip ties to stick it back onto the bumper.. had to make some holes but all is good.. only thing is i have to put in more zip ties every time i take off my bumper..


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Re: engine cover... [Re: Erick] #151672 Apr 12, 10:30am Apr 12, 10:30am
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i have the one under my oil pan off...

everything seems to be working fine.

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