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Flood damage A friend of mine borrowed my saab 93 convertible and some how the car was flooded. There are no water marks that I can see inside the car, and when towed the engine is free, I haven't tried to start it. Any ideas as to what I need to do?

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If Engine Was SUBMERGED you must Change oil Remove All Spark Plugs Before you try to Start it AS WATER IN Cylinders While trying to Start Could Cause HYDRO-LOCK and Bend Piston Rod / Push-rod / Valve stem . You Must Make SURE Nothing ELECTRICAL is WET USE Compressed AIR to Dry Everything, Make ABSOLUTELY SURE All IS Dry and FREE of Excess Water. EVEN though you DID try & Start it Still Fallow these Instructions they WONT Hurt it for SURE. Hopefully It Did NOT Get Water Inside ANYTHING CRITICAL and It Lives Happily ever After. I ALSO Hope this Helps you with your Problem. And Please Dont Forget to RATE Me, Thank you!

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