The engine block is the main body of the engine assembly. It contains the cylinders that accommodate pistons and connecting rods.
Symptoms of Wear or Failure
- Abnormal knocking or rattling noise
- Engine oil leak
Related Repair Advice
- Engine replacement is often recommend when problems are encountered with the engine block
- A "short block" replacement may also be recommended—this replacement only includes the lower parts of the engine and leaves out the cylinder head and intake manifold