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A CHICKEN BONE HAS GOT LODGED/FELL INSIDE MY ENGINE NOT INSIDE THE OIL COMPARTMENT BUT AT THE BACK END BELOW THE MANIFOLDS WHERE THE MANIFOLDS LEAVE A GAP AS THEY JOIN. HOW TO BE SURE IT IS NOT THERE

Hi there i have a chicken bone 3 inches ha ha long stcuk in my engine niot inside the oil compartment but behind the main casing (engine) inside and below the manifolds gap that is left after the manifolds come out of the engine and meet.

I have seen it once before but feel it is not there .i wish it to not to be there from the beginning but it has happened now. what is the best way to make sure it isn't there. strip donw the whole engine /(or) just inspect it with a mirror. as they say you can see/view /inspect the whloe of the engine just by inspection or does it need stripping apart to 1000% guarantee that the bone isn't there. .ps ive used a bright led torch and inspected it, taken it to a few garages and shoved an aerail down the length of the back of the engine where the cylinderical type of design is (ithink it is the crankshaft ,just below the manifolds) are not fully visible and still saw//felt/touched nothing. but something is telling mwe it is still probable there .How do you to look at that part of the engine where all the connectors are as that part opf the engine is hidden and cannot be seen by torch light. ive thought about using a camera to take a phtograph and used a mirror but still am not fully convinced.

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Just leave it there. It's not gonna do harm by just sitting there and it's definitely not worth taking anything apart to remove. In the future if your gonna eat your lunch while you work on your car, try having boneless chicken instead, it's alot safer.

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