what can be done if the motor is locked up
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina APV Question: about the engine
Answer #1dandd February 27, 2011, 15:33Master
Really the only thing is to replace it.
Replyrochelle50, February 27, 2011, 18:08Rookie
do you mean to replace the motor or the car.
Answer #2ZeeTech February 27, 2011, 16:40Master
Rebuild it - costly but more reliable.
Replace it with a used one - less costly and less reliable since no maintenance and driving history is available.
Answer #3SurferSteve January 13, 2015, 19:14Rookie
Mine the cam had a piece flake off 3.8 L. Got caught in oil pump behind harmonic balancer behind cover. Cheap way other than overhaul is to put a big wrench on harmonic balancer and give a big pull. Or take off harmonic balancer and water pump and cover. Remove oil pump around crank. Probably will need new cover