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im screwed #357808 Dec 24, 8:47am Dec 24, 8:47am
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ok i have a CAI (Injen) and not cover for it. i must have sucked up a lot of water and now my car wont turn over. my gauges and domelight etc... flicker when the key is in the ignition. what the hell is going on? i talked to my mechanic and he seems to think that i may only have to take the plugs out and start it to dry it out, then replace the plugs but i dont know. anyone have any ideas??????

Re: im screwed [Re: jaysun] #357809 Dec 24, 8:49am Dec 24, 8:49am
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...hydrolock...that bad news frown


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Re: im screwed [Re: celicajonz] #357810 Dec 24, 8:50am Dec 24, 8:50am
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bad news how?

Re: im screwed [Re: jaysun] #357811 Dec 24, 10:14am Dec 24, 10:14am
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Hydrolock dude cry ooh man that sucks. You can't get around that.

Re: im screwed [Re: RookieGTS] #357812 Dec 24, 10:15am Dec 24, 10:15am
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new engine, which he has to pay for??


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Re: im screwed [Re: RetroJ84] #357813 Dec 24, 10:19am Dec 24, 10:19am
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try taking out your spark plugs and cranking the engine over it should start to turn over and in the process shoot the water out of the cylinders through the spark plug holes

if it does work change the plugs and oil right away and then take it easy on it


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Re: im screwed [Re: drkramm] #357814 Dec 24, 10:36am Dec 24, 10:36am
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that will work^^^ cry confused

Re: im screwed [Re: RetroJ84] #357815 Dec 24, 10:42am Dec 24, 10:42am
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Originally Posted by RetroJ84

new engine, which he has to pay for??


yeah because hydrolock is the drivers error, and warranty does not COVER THAT WHAT SOEVER!! thumbsdown So if dkramm's trick doesnt work, then the guy is screwed and has to buy another engine because water does not compress

Re: im screwed [Re: RookieGTS] #357816 Dec 24, 10:47am Dec 24, 10:47am
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Your assed out buddy.. GOOD LUCK

Re: im screwed [Re: RookieGTS] #357817 Dec 24, 10:56am Dec 24, 10:56am
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Originally Posted by RookieGTS
Originally Posted by RetroJ84
new engine, which he has to pay for??


yeah because hydrolock is the drivers error, and warranty does not COVER THAT WHAT SOEVER!! thumbsdown So if dkramm's trick doesnt work, then the guy is screwed and has to buy another engine because water does not compress


yea as long as nothing broke hydrolock can be cured easly

and water is compressible 1/1000 of 1 psi at 1000 psi lol so its basically un compressable


hey thats a 20 minute phone call
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Re: im screwed [Re: JAYD] #357818 Dec 24, 10:56am Dec 24, 10:56am
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Aw man. It all depends on how much you sucked up. I sucked up a lot. My boy only got a little. They took his stuff apart, and cleaned it out. If that doesn't work, hope you have full cover insurance...

Re: im screwed [Re: corruptor] #357819 Dec 24, 10:59am Dec 24, 10:59am
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I dont think insurance will cover that either.

Re: im screwed [Re: RookieGTS] #357820 Dec 24, 11:02am Dec 24, 11:02am
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it wont base on th fact he had an Intake and thats the reason right there why the dealer wont cover it or the insurance.


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Re: im screwed [Re: RetroJ84] #357821 Dec 24, 11:43am Dec 24, 11:43am
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Re: im screwed [Re: Lasherccl] #357822 Dec 24, 11:52am Dec 24, 11:52am
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hahaa i didnt notice that thread ^^

Re: im screwed [Re: RookieGTS] #357823 Dec 24, 2:48pm Dec 24, 2:48pm
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State Farm paid for mine. They weren't even pissed about my CAI. I still have it on now. I'll remove it next year during the hurricane season when it rains like crazy. Only cost me my deductible...

Re: im screwed [Re: corruptor] #357824 Dec 24, 3:02pm Dec 24, 3:02pm
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how much was your deductable?

Re: im screwed [Re: RookieGTS] #357825 Dec 24, 3:21pm Dec 24, 3:21pm
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Re: im screwed [Re: Zero] #357826 Dec 24, 3:23pm Dec 24, 3:23pm
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ooh damnit! didnt even bother to look laughsilly

Re: im screwed [Re: jaysun] #357827 Dec 24, 3:29pm Dec 24, 3:29pm
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Originally Posted by jaysun
ok i have a cai (injen) and not cover for it. i must have sucked up a lot of water and now my car wont turn over. my gauges and domelight etc... flicker when the key is in the ignition. what the hell is going on? i talked to my mechanic and he seems to think that i may only have to take the plugs out and start it to dry it out, then replace the plugs but i dont know. anyone have any ideas??????



That could be things other than hydolock - you did check your battery right?

Re: im screwed [Re: DaytonaCelica1] #357828 Dec 24, 4:13pm Dec 24, 4:13pm
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umm its at the shop waitin to be looked at, so no i havent checked the battery

Re: im screwed [Re: jaysun] #357829 Dec 24, 9:11pm Dec 24, 9:11pm
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hope everything work out for ya..good luck..


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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: im screwed [Re: celicafourotwo] #357830 Dec 24, 9:28pm Dec 24, 9:28pm
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ohh noooo... best of luck buddy

Re: im screwed [Re: rem] #357831 Dec 25, 7:22am Dec 25, 7:22am
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SRI all the way wink j/p. man that sucks bro. i hope everyhting works out for you. i saw the vid with the hydrolock shooting fromt he parkplugs holes. neat but dont wanna try it wink Keep us posted on how it goes and god be with you.

Re: im screwed [Re: hombredelassrtas] #357832 Dec 27, 8:27am Dec 27, 8:27am
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well if you already tried to turn it over with water in the cylinders consider it fuck'd


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Re: im screwed [Re: JBing] #357833 Dec 27, 8:43am Dec 27, 8:43am
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dam meng that really sucks..I hope everything works out. How did you suck up all that water anyway?

Re: im screwed [Re: ChiNeyBwoy] #357834 Dec 27, 11:24am Dec 27, 11:24am
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Re: im screwed [Re: jaysun] #357835 Dec 27, 12:50pm Dec 27, 12:50pm
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Originally Posted by jaysun
ok i have a CAI (Injen) and not cover for it. i must have sucked up a lot of water and now my car wont turn over. my gauges and domelight etc... flicker when the key is in the ignition. what the hell is going on? i talked to my mechanic and he seems to think that i may only have to take the plugs out and start it to dry it out, then replace the plugs but i dont know. anyone have any ideas??????


Hes right.
Happened to me and thats what I did. a few gallons poured out fo my car. But it works great now grin

Re: im screwed [Re: Sara] #357836 Dec 31, 11:07am Dec 31, 11:07am
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well good news it was only my battery it died somehow while i was driving wtf! ummm he checked the alternator and that was fine just a battery what a relieve

Re: im screwed [Re: jaysun] #357837 Dec 31, 2:17pm Dec 31, 2:17pm
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Yea, always check your battery/alternator connections. Seen it too many times.

Re: im screwed [Re: jaysun] #357838 Dec 31, 4:34pm Dec 31, 4:34pm
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Originally Posted by jaysun
well good news it was only my battery it died somehow while i was driving wtf! ummm he checked the alternator and that was fine just a battery what a relieve


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