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91 toyota camry halfway underwater

Ok yea the pistons seem to not want to move at all ive also taken the timein belt off both cams will turn. The car went into the water and died instantally no water seamed to have went into the water. So why have they seized?? Any input would be greatley app. thanks!! Nate


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Water could have gotten on top of the pistons without getting in the oil if the rings have a tight seal.Also the engine was hot when it went into the water that was way cooler than the engine temp which would cause a lot of condensation inside the combustion chamber and that would cause the cylinder bore to rust and not allow the piston to work up and down the cylinder.

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