96 eclipse sucked up water

Asked by Jan 30, 2010 at 08:33 PM about the 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Question type: Maintenance & Repair


hey guys- brand new problem here-
Son drove his 96 eclipse - lowered, modified, the whole bit- through a street dip that had about 2' of water...yes, really- His modified and lower air intake sucked up water into the engine.
Now, water in oil, car doesnt run. I know that I will have to flush the engine, but I'm here to find out what the first 5 or 6 things you would do, to fix this problem.
Anyone have this problem before?
Looking forward to your suggestions, Bob

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5

hydro lock. check compression once running. pull spark plugs and see if any water in cylinders. flush engin oil out 3 times or so. make sure all eletrical connections and fuses are good.

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