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Motor overheated after 10 miles ,still has oil

Motor overheated after 10 miles ,still has oil and antifreeze,motor would not turn over until rolled backwards when I tried to start it it clunked and 2 peices of the starter casting ( I think ) fell out and oil started running out what happened and how do I fix it

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You'll have to pull the oil pan to know for sure but i think you broke a connecting rod

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