What does it mean when car dies and makes a sort of grinding noise when you try to start it

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Asked by Aug 25, 2015 at 06:58 AM about the 2001 Ford Crown Victoria LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It had metal chunks and shavings in
the oil pan..

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metal chunks? might be time for a new/used engine.

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