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During a heavy rain storm I went through some water and got flooded by another passing car and my car stalled. I have opening the air filter and dried everything I could find but when I try to start the car I just get a click

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  • pattimiller5 Jul 28, 2009

    I have checked the battery and I get all the lights and radio and the connections are clean. What about the starter should I look at?

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Check the battery connections,take them off and clean them.Make sure the battery is fully charged.If the connections are good and the battery is tested good,look at the starter.

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  • Leonard Williams Jul 29, 2009

    Can you tap on the starter,try to get it to bang loose if it is stuck,it could be,at the same time have someone try to start the engine.If it works good,If not take it off and have a parts house test it,it free.Let me know how you make out.

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Hi ,
I would guess your cylinders are full of water,you need to take the spark plugs out and carefully turn the engine by hand via the crankshaft pulley bolt to expell any water in them if you can`t turn the engine you have probably damaged the con rods(bent under hydraulic pressure),the only good news is you should be able to get a new engine through your insurance as it is classed as an accident on a fully comprehensive policy.
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