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

1 Answer

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.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Mitsubishi Eclipse Questions

Mitsubishi Eclipse Experts

#1 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,590
#2 Daniel Foster
Daniel Foster
Reputation 730
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 380
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
9 Great Deals out of 531 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford Mustang
388 Great Deals out of 47,511 listings starting at $1,800
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
15 Great Deals out of 504 listings starting at $12,995
Used Honda Civic
514 Great Deals out of 89,870 listings starting at $1,299
Used Chevrolet Camaro
147 Great Deals out of 32,614 listings starting at $1,729
Used Honda Civic Coupe
147 Great Deals out of 17,601 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mitsubishi 3000GT
86 listings starting at $3,499
Used BMW 3 Series
957 Great Deals out of 33,572 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Supra
39 listings starting at $47,888
Used Toyota Celica
4 Great Deals out of 350 listings starting at $1,700

Used Cars For Sale

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 65 listings starting at $4,950
2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse For Sale
49 listings starting at $6,500
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse For Sale
3 listings starting at $8,990
2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 155 listings starting at $3,500
2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 205 listings starting at $3,395