car wont start on 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse

car was driving fine went to shift into 2nd when i heard something metal hit the ground lots of smoke and car wont start anymore,lots of fluid on the street and no oil left in engine i can see the oil filter when i look under any ideas?

by in Phillipsburg, NJ on July 30, 2011
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ANSWER by on July 30, 2011
It sounds like catastrophic engine failure. The only time I ever had anything similar happen was when I was driving and the car broke its crackshaft. It knocked a hole in the side of the block. Engine replacement was the only solution. Unfortunately what you describe sounds pretty bad.
COMMENT by on July 31, 2011
aaaaaahhhhhhhhh thanks im gonna look at it a lil closer and see
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