just bought car, 19 point inspection done same day levels OK. Drove car 30 miles home and turned off would not turn over again. Towed to mechanic that states there was no coolant in resiviour bubbled paint looks like overheat and cannot be manually cranked. Is engine gone?
engine seized on 2001 Cadillac Seville SLS
by siemen4 in Clermont, FL on August 18, 2010
2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by Bret Bodas , August 18, 2010
This sounds bad, but I would take it to the shop that performed the inspection, have them check it out. Was the car overheating when you were driving it?
COMMENT by siemen4 , August 19, 2010
No, there were no signs of overheating as far as sound, smell,warning lights or leaks. I have been told by several mechanics if the engine cannot be manually cranked then it's gone.
ANSWER by koldkut650 , October 16, 2010
sounds like it