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Engine Block

The engine block is the main body of the engine assembly. It contains the cylinders that accommodate pistons and connecting rods.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Engine Block

  • Abnormal knocking or rattling noise
  • Engine oil leak

Engine Block 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

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