Drove my car through water. Tried to start in water. Pushed back to house replaced oil replaced spark plugs.

Asked by Apr 27, 2016 at 04:47 PM about the 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt LS Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After changing the spark plugs, oil, air filter, oil
filter  and shop vaccing water out of throttle body
and around the pistons. I started car ran fine. The
the next morning, Going to work it started shaking
knocking and losing power. Got it back home
flushed and drained motor with diesel and 2 more
oil changes. Same thing is happening..could I
possibly need a new oil pump?  Or what.. I NEED
HELP!!!

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Your oil pump is fine. Have you scanned for codes? With that much water involved you could have done damage to the electrical system a dozen different ways. Could be as simple as moisture getting in to an electrical connection. I'd start there.

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