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I have a spun rod bearing on my 2.3L so can I pull the engine out of the top away from the transmission? Or, does it all need to go out the bottom?

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The oil pump can be changed without pulling the engine.

The impressive looking thing is the balance shaft assembly. These counter-rotating shafts balance out the inherent vibration of the engine. You can remove it, as long as you do not disrupt the gear placements relationship to each other. The balance assembly is set to a specific point.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: 04 ford ranger rod bearing

Your vehicle timing chain jumped a sprocket
spinning a bearing means that the bearing does not get enough oil between it and, it's rod; causing the "babbet" a soft slippery metal lining the bearing; to heat up and, weld it's self to the crankshaft or. piston rod

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SOURCE: I have a spun rod bearing, and a scored crank

Talk to an engine rebuild shop near you. They should be able to save your crank if it's not broken, and get you a set of bearings and piston or anything else you need. They'll be in the Yellow pages.

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mate u have to get ur crank shaft polished.very soon it will knock as soon as u start.dont start too much otherwise u have to change ur crankshaft.service every 5oookms and good expensive oil please

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SOURCE: Mitsubishi 3L V6 engine knocking.

The knocking noise has to be a deep knocking noise if its the crank bearings . If the oil is very gooey the oil was never changed properly at the mileage or months as required. Also if the oil is thick as you state it must have 15,000 miles or more on this oil. 10,000 miles the oil will still be thin if never overheated. I suggest this engine be completely disassembled and inspected if you plan to keep it. You will find wear to more to it especially the cam shaft, lifters, rocker arm as so on. for the oil never lubricated the engine enough to save this engine

Posted on Apr 20, 2010

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