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Connecting Rod

Auto Systems and Repair

The connecting rod transmits the combustion power from the piston to the rotating crankshaft.

Symptoms of Wear or Failure

  • Knocking or squeaking noise from engine

Related Repair Advice

  • If a connecting rod bearing fails, the connecting rod may also be damaged
  • Connecting rod bearing failure can be repaired, but on higher mileage vehicles, the engine is often replaced

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