got car at 72000 ran great, developed rod noise pulled pan #2 #4 bearing babbit flaked off.??? has83000 now.
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2006 Mercury Milan Question: how do you time a 2006 2.3l balance shaft? merc ate #2 #4 rod bearing.????
Answer #1patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, January 18, 2012, 00:31Master
Flaking bearing material sounds like oil contamination. Are you sure the bearings are not showing signs of burning due to lack of lubrication (run low in oil) or wear due to dirt.
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