what happens when a piston wall breaks?

Asked by Oct 08, 2013 at 02:39 PM about the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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What happens is a loud horrible knock possibly followed by a seized engine. In a 2013? Not likely

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Unless you played Speed Racer in your Camaro and over sped your motor to 10000 rpm

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piston wall break ? do you mean broken skirt ? what brought on the diagnosis ?

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Time for a new engine block

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What happens? You spend a lot of money. If that happened, it should be covered by warranty unless you were in an organized race. Be careful, the dealer will try to disallow your claim. How do you know it is a wall / skirt failure?

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