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Frozen engine ?


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BigbearXTI

First start after the winter, changed my impeller, hooked up the “ fake a lake”, tuned the water on, started the engine, started, within 1 minute saw smoke, shut the engine off, saw that alternator pulley was frozen, got it loosen up, restarted the engine. 2 minutes later, engine oil and water everywhere in the engine bay. Shut the engine off and ended up pumping 10 gallons of water and oil from the engine, I think the water from the “fake a lake” was going directly in the engine. engine won’t turn over at all now. Can someone explain to me what happened ? 

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The only way I know of how to get water from a fake a Lake into your engine to mix with the oil would be a blown head gasket or a cracked head.  Pull the plugs and see what comes out. If water pours out you have a blown head gasket or cracked head.  But to get that much water oil in your engine bay I think you cracked your block.  Look around for water oil coming out of a crack.  your engine won't turn over due to hydrolock with water in the cylinder and liquids don't compress.

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BigbearXTI

Would that happen even if the engine was running fine and it never overheated ? 

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Blowncoupe

Could it have froze over the winter? Cracked the block and or heads then it would have taken a few minutes 

for the engine to get warm enough for the crack to separate and let the water and oil to flow out. 
 

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4 hours ago, BigbearXTI said:

Would that happen even if the engine was running fine and it never overheated ? 

Yes engines fail fir a number of reasons.  Freezing over the winter.  Lack of lube, going out of time, pre-detonation.  Imagine head gasket blows on one cylinder during warm up and dumps coolant into cylinder during the power stroke.  Water does not compress and damaged the rod cracking the block

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