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I have a 2004 Gallardo (24,000) and one of the pistons has just gone and the one next to it is scored and has no compression. The rest of the engine appears ok, I live in south of England. Does anyone know anyone capable of fixing / repairing the engine? is this at all possible? How much would this cost? or do i need a whole new engine? Any help would be greatly appreciated, Many thanks, Paul (07761 301 161)

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Your engine would need to be disassembled and inspected to first make sure that your engine block is viable to be rebuilt and second to discern the actual damage that occured and to try and figure out what caused this in the first place to hopefully stop it from reoccuring in the future. If you have a cylider that has lost compression it is usually one of these things: a crack in the cylinder wall, a blown piston (usually the head) or the piston rings have blown out. I would suggest checking the cylinder walls to assess the damage ( they can be honed if they are not gouged) also check your main and connecting rod bearings (specifically if they are seized or show signs of excessive wear as this will tell that you may have a problem with oil circulating through your engine and that could have caused your engine failure. As to the cost it will be expensive as to a referral contact the manufacturer directly for there input to that matter. good luck

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