i was driving my 98 rl with 334,000 miles. it jerked twice i saw smoke. when i got home isaw it was leaking oil. i was told that a bolt damage the engine, now i need a new engine. i was told the engine wasn't damage. now i am told my engine is damage.

Asked by Nov 05, 2013 at 06:01 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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and? By bolt I think you mean a piston rod. With 334K you did good, time for a new engine or car.

good thing you made it out of there alive....be kind to yourself....buy a Toyota~

what the hell is an RL? a camaro? firebird or something of that ilk?


Judge, I think his vehicle is an Acura RL, or should I say was?

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Tom...you really are a beloved individual~

you know questions are to be posited under a heading...this one rather uncaringly did not give us this prior knowledge....nor was willing to explain what it was~....meanie~


Yep it can get confusing anymore with so many cars using the same letters on their models.

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"limited" or "limited edition" or the LE model or RS model or LX model ...myesah Rally Sport~

"value package"...now there's a frightening one...it's like buying Rainbow brand macNcheese instead of Kraft~ decidedly inferior at the outset....to lower expectations and give the whole deal a "cheap" feel...cannot honestly say that anything good will come of "value package" is almost embarrassing to repeat~

"Sunshine" brand rebuilt alternators and generators...whoa lookout~ stay away....unless there is no other choice~

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