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Hydrolock is possible.

Old 02-20-2019, 06:18 PM
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probably just lighting but the two highlighted spots look a little odd
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Old 02-20-2019, 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by ShellDude View Post
do you have a higher resolution image? I dunno if it is just lighting but there are some proportions that make it look slightly different than a seal.

Is that a point / lip at the end? Towards the middle it looks like there is more to it than just a concave sliver of metal.

I confirmed it is an apex seal. I attached a magnet to a metal cable and pulled out some shards or metal from a seal it doesn't look good. Thanks for the help everyone! & don't drive through high water with a low intake.. lesson learned
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Old 02-20-2019, 07:57 PM
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Sorry something like this happened.

For future reference, if your car dies after driving through water, DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CRANK IT. Get it towed, remove the spark plugs before trying.
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Old 02-20-2019, 08:36 PM
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you could try to file a claim with your insurance depending on what coverage you have
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