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Can a trained mechanic tell the difference between a rod knock or a timing chain rattling?

Depending on the vehicle, a mechanic should easily be able to differentiate a rod knock from a timing chain rattle. The main reason is, the two noises are completely different. Also, timing chains don'...
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How do I get porcelain out of cylinders

I would start by attaching a short length of garden hose to a vacuum cleaner and inserting the pipe into the spark plug hole to suck the bits out. If you cant come up with something better, you ...
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Car ran for 2 miles with an oil tank leak, is the engine done?

Chances are that it is. You dumped enough oil to cause a low oil pressure condition (of which you were warned) and still ran the engine. Good chance of bearings spun, which will require quite a bit of ...
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