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What causes an engine block to go out - 1995 Subaru Legacy

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    curtis rollins May 11, 2010

    What exactly do you mean by the engine going out? Block cracked?  cylinders worn out?



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Mileage is the usual suspect, But high heat and fluids not being changed enough is the main cause of block wear. Proper lubrication or lack there of will be the most detrimental cause of bearing surfaces and cylinder bore being destroyed. Hope this helps to answering your question and have a great day.

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