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How do you fix a winter seized engine?


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Answered 2005-07-10 01:34:06

when you park your car, at least one of your valves will be open and that is an invitataion for water, or humid air to come in from your intake, and as you know water and iron will rust,so when putting your car away for the winter, pull the spark plugs fog the cylinders with oil and turn the engine over a couple of times and spray again and put the spark plugs back in, pull off the rocker covers and loosen the rocker arms so the valves are closed and you should be ok in the spring beepilot@sympatico.ca

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