<VV> RE: Greenbrier engine problems
Wed, 11 Aug 2004 11:42:45 EDT
In a message dated 08/11/2004 6:53:17 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> We pulled the engine last night. #5  rods were thrown; it looks as if
> the rod bearings lost oil flow.
> This engine had not been run in a long while. Do you think it is possible
> some sludge in one of the galleries broke loose &plugged up something? Or, is
> it more likely that the oil level (being way low) starved those bearings?
The lack of oil sound most probable.....sludge plugging up...not likely.....
Rods thrown...but pistons OK? why all the smoke???