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Cracked engine block due to overheating. Engine has been up

Customer Question

Cracked engine block due to overheating.
JA: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?
Customer: Engine has been laid up for a year...want to get it back up and running again.
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: 2007 Nissan Armada.
JA: Are you fixing your Armada yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing...Very expensive to fix....I think.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Where can I get an engine?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  eric replied 8 months ago.

HI,

Regular 5.6 or the flex fuel 5.6 engine?

Also, are you wanting a new engine, remanufactured, or used engine?

If used, what is your zipcode and I will locate the nearest one to you

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Remanufactured,or used...Need someone knowledgeable and reliable.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Don't have 26.00 bucks right now.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.

can you give me the vin number?

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.

you can get a good buy in an engine at GOT ENGINES

http://www.gotengines.com/?utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Got%20Engines%20-%20General%20Terms&utm_term=used%20diesel%20engine&utm_content=Engines%20(Broad)

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Here's the VIN number,5N1AA08A87N717589
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.

ok

try http://www.gotengines.com/ they have great prices and most times free shipping to your door

thanks

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Thanks Tim....is there anything else you have to tell me to make this work?
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.

they will have a direct replacment engine

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.

the engine you have is more than likly trash,,if it has been hot enough to crack the engine,,i would think it got the heads als and perhapse the cylenders

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Ok.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.

thanks