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Seized, 1989 corolla 1300 auto, plugs out poured some diesel…

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1989 corolla 1300 auto ...

1989 corolla 1300 auto

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Corolla yourself? What have you tried so far?

Plugs out poured some diesel in

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the engine? And when was it last serviced?

1989 serviced all the way(110000kms)

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Repair or another moter,assuming i can find one

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Auto Mechanic: Randall C, ASE Certified Technician replied 11 months ago
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Hello, I assume you filled to oil pan with diesel? if so how long has it sat? and when and what caused it to seize?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
sat one month.lack off oil
Auto Mechanic: Randall C, ASE Certified Technician replied 11 months ago

I am going to opt out as I did not see non US , Another expert should be along soon to pickup this post

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Auto Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 11 months ago
Gary
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Hello there,

If you can't turn the engine at all, that will make it difficult for disassembly.

But you won't know, if don't try.

A seizure from lack of oil could have terminal crankshaft journal failure etc, that will need a lot of work to fix.

Gary

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Auto Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 11 months ago

Hello again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards

Gary

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