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1999 Pontiac Firebird Question: the oil pick-up is clogged and it has sustained main bearing damage

 

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Visitor, 3.8L V6, Oklahoma City, OK, March 08, 2010, 21:09

Hello,
A guy selling his car reports this problem. What do you suppose is the real problem and what might it take to fix this? and how much?
Thanks,
Chris

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    Valleyautotech March 08, 2010, 21:21
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    This really can happen especially to the volkswagen 1.8 litre turbo engine from using reg motor oil when they recommend synthetic oil, The engine needs a complete rebuild if the main bearings are damaged probably $3000 to $4000 for a rebuild

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