blown engine

Asked by GuruPLRSP Jan 20, 2020 at 12:51 PM about the 2005 Dodge RAM 1500 ST Quad Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

engine trew a rod nnot low on oil.not qverheated ,but did notice a bolt wasnt tighten down  on the water pump and was leaking. Could this cause motor to trow a rod?

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Overheating could lead to the engine seizing and a thrown rod. A loose water pump bolt is probably not the reason for your problems.

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Have you taken the valve covers off to check if the timing chains are loose?

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