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Old 05-25-2015, 01:37 AM
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I have an 05 hemi WK I just drown, and when the plugs were pulled and the engine cycled, it shot water everywhere. Put everything back together and it fired for a couple revolutions then locked up again. Pulled all the plugs one by one and tried it each time one was out. Got it to spin about a half revolution after getting three out, then nothing again. Pulled the rest and it still won't turn at all, and it started pouring oil out between the block and the transmission bell housing. Anyone know how expensive this is going to be?

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Was it running when it went under? If it hydrolocked you could have caused considerable damage. Leaking out of the main seal could mean crank damage as well... You could be lucky but its doesn't sound good.
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It sounds like you had a leaking head gasket to start with but it is a hell of a lot worse now! By continuing to crank it with plugs back it you most likely cracked the cylinder wall now or even the block. Throw away job now.
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Yes, it was running and I hit a hole in a stream bed. If the main seal popped, then probably going to need a new crank and piston rods, as long as the cylinder walls aren't messed up.
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Yes, it was running and I hit a hole in a stream bed. If the main seal popped, then probably going to need a new crank and piston rods, as long as the cylinder walls aren't messed up.
May be cheaper to look for a crate engine.
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not looking good... but nothing looks obviously bad from the outside. I'm not very hopeful, but it could be a salvageable block. not that i want it in my rig much anyway.
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Shit broke bad, you'll need a new intake too, it's nearly impossible to clean all the debris out of a 5.7 intake if anything got in there.
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